Dahl palak (spinach & split peas)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Split peas
2 cups Water
¼ teaspoon Turmeric
½ teaspoon Salt
1 pounds Spinach, chopped
3 tablespoons Butter/oleo
1 tablespoon Ginger, fresh and chopped
4 eaches Garlic cloves, chopped
1 tablespoon Garam Masala
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
1 pinch Salt

Soak split peas in 2 cups water 1 hour.

Add turmeric and ½ ts salt to split peas. Boil 10 mins in same water used to soak peas.

Add spinach and cook until most of the liquid has been absorbed and split peas are done.

Meanwhile, heat butter/oleo in a skillet. Add ginger and garlic. Cook until garlic is golden. Add Garam Masala (see recipe called "Garam Masala").

Immediately add the seasoned ginger and garlic to the spinach-split pea mixture. Add lemon juice and salt to taste and serve.

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