Atar Allecha (Ethiopian)
1/3 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon corn oil
1 cup split green peas; soaked, cooked and drained
1/2 teaspoon tumeric, ground
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons hot green pepper, finely chopped
1 cup water
Atar Allecha is a spiced green pea puree.
Soak peas for one hour. Cook for 1/2 hour. Drain. Mash. Set
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.