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Ethiopian   -   Atar Allecha   adapted from unknown

  • 1/3 Cup Onion -- chopped
  • 20 Milliliters Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Corn oil
  • 1 Cup Split green peas; soaked -- cooked, drained, mas
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Tumeric -- ground
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Teaspoons Hot green pepper -- finely
Directions 1 cup Water
Atar Allecha is a spiced green pea puree.
Soak peas for one hour. Cook for 1/2 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.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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