This flavorful and warming Afghan-inspired split pea dal is made with creamy yellow split peas simmered in ginger and toasty spices. Serve with garlic and coriander naan bread for dunking. What makes my Crockpot Split Pea Soup unique is instead of adding that traditional smokey salty element to replace the ham, I went the curry route!. Containing 3 portions of veg per serving, 3-4 medium potatoes the weight was around 1 lb or 500gm, peeled and cut into equal sizes Pour in a little of the water to help steam the veggies Total Carbohydrate --> Can be made vegan by substituting vegetable oil or margarine for the butter. Boil 1 litre of water, add cinnamon stick, turmeric, chilli pieces and 2 slices of ginger. (Check peas periodically - you may need to add more water during cooking if peas are absorbing the liquid too quickly). Reduce the heat to a simmer and leave this to cook --> serve it with Fullgreen Riced Cauliflower for a td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;} It’s a soup traditionally made with split peas and ham. Add the potatoes and turmeric to the peas, stirring once or twice.