250g green split peas
1 large onion, cut into chunks
1 large tomato, cut into chunks
1 large potato, cut into chunks
7 large carrots
salt and pepper to taste
Water as needed
Soak split peas in boiling water for 1 hour. Using a large cooking
pot add split peas and cloves and cook until peas are soft and
mushy, approx 1 ½ hours.
Meanwhile prepare and liquidize all the vegetables together.
Add to cooked split peas.
Add enough water and cook a further 2 hours on slow stirring every
now and again. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Add chicken pieces and cook a further ½ hour until chicken are
Add more water depending on the consistency you like the soup to
Serve hot with crusty bread, samosas, dhaljies, etc
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by: salwaa smith