Easy Crockpot Yellow Split Pea Dal

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1 cup dry yellow split peas, sorted and rinsed
2 cups water
1 large onion, diced
2 cups canned no-added-salt crushed tomatoes
1 vegetable broth cube
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced ginger
1 tablespoon cumin
1 tablespoon whole coriander seeds
1/8 teaspoon turmeric
optional: cayenne pepper or green chili paste, to taste



1. In a large crockpot, combine all ingredients, and stir together to mix.
2. Cook on low heat for 6-8 hours, or until split peas have absorbed liquid and mixture has thickened. Remember to stir every few hours to ensure even cooking.
3. Sprinkle with cilantro, known as fresh coriander leaves in India, and serve with brown basmati or jasmine rice and roasted vegetables.


Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Servings: 5


SmartPoints : 4
Per Serving: Calories: 137 ; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 434 mg; Potassium: 503 mg; Carbohydrate: 32 g; Fiber: 12 g; Sugar: 6 g; Protein: 10 g
Nutrition Bonus: Iron: 19%;Vit C: 17%; Vitamin A: 9%; Calcium: 6%;

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