Afer Kik Alecha We't

Translation: Mildly Spiced Split Pea Stew

Cuisine: Ethiopian

Recipe Type: Soup

Average User Rating: 2.66 / 5

Vegetarian / Vegan: Vegan


1 cup split peas, yellow or green
4.5 cups water
1 cup red onion, diced
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon ginger, diced
1 tablespoon garlic, diced
1 tablespoon alecha we't kemem
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
Salt to taste


Wash peas and add them to 3 cups of water in medium size pan. Cook peas using moderate heat until soft. In separate medium pan, cook onions with a little water until color changes. Add garlic, ginger, turmeric, alecha we't kemen and vegetable oil. Cook over a low heat for 10 minutes or until the mixture thickens, stirring frequently. Add the remaining water and bring it to a boil. Add cooked peas and salt to taste Serve with injera cold or hot.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

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