Traditional Split Peas Dhal Recipe Tasty Tuesday’s |

In this episode of Tasty Tuesday’s we’ll learn how to make split peas dhal (dal), a lovely soup-like dish with yellow dried split peas as it’s done in Trinidad and Tobago, with the help of Chris De La Rosa of This vegetarian soup is very simple to prepare and quite tasty on it’s own or a great side dish with rice and curry dishes. You can also make it with green split peas, as well as dried lentils.

For this vegetarian dried split peas dhal (split peas soup) you’ll need

2 cups dried split peas
6-8 cups water
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 small onion
4 cloves garlic divided
3 tablespoon veg oil
1/2 scotch bonnet pepper (no seeds)

More Caribbean recipes can be found at

Get my Gourmand Award winning cookbook, The Vibrant Caribbean Pot – 100 Traditional And Fusion Recipes Vol 2 @ or Amazon @

Connect with Chris De La Rosa

Instagram: caribbeanpot

To learn more about Chris De La Rosa, you can visit