Cabbage with Split Peas
Combining peas and cabbages gives this dish a unique texture. In order to reduce your cooking time for this dish soak split peas well in advance.
small head green cabbage
Boil about 3 cups of water.
Pour over split peas and soak for 2 hours. Then, drain water thoroughly.
Heat ghee in frying pan on low heat. Add mustard and cumin seeds, cover and let briefly pop.
Add curry leaves, dried chillies and split peas, fry for about 5 minutes. Stirring frequently.
Add asafetida, turmeric and cabbage and fry (low heat) until cabbage is cooked and tender.
Season with salt, to taste.
Serve with a garnish of cilantro leaves if so desired.