Atar allecha <ethiopian>

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
⅓ cup Onion; chopped
2 \N Cloves Garlic; finely chopped
1 tablespoon Corn oil
1 cup Split green peas; soaked; cooked, drained, mas
½ teaspoon Tumeric; ground
½ teaspoon Salt
3 teaspoons Hot green pepper; finely
1 cup Water

Atar Allecha is a spiced green pea puree.

Soak peas for one hour. Cook for ½ hour. Drain. Mash. Set aside.

In dry pan over moderate low heat, stir fry the onion and garlic for 2 mins. Add oil and stir fry one minute more.

Add the mashed peas, tumeric, salt, and chili. Mix well. Add the water and cook 3-4 mins longer to reduce the mixture to a thick, green, well spiced puree.

Serve with warm Injeera.

From Sephardic Cooking by Mark Copeland Posted on Cooking echo by David Pileggi Submitted By LISA GREENWOOD On 08-17-94 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by Nancy Berry <nlberry@...> on Apr 08, 1998

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