I adore Ethiopian food as well, and so does Mom, although Mom took a little longer to love it. Our teenage daughter lives a vegan lifestyle, and eats mostly clean food. I have never tried Ethiopian dishes before. Thank you so much for sharing! I’ll have to save this post to refer back to it and give this a try. I adore Ethiopian food as well, and so does Mom, although Mom took a little longer to love it. I am terrible about caring for myself! It wouldn’t be a visit without it. I am a vegan.This looks good for me:)..Thanks for the recipe. There aren’t many people who at age 67 still are active in exercise. Haven’t had a stew for a long time so it’s time to prepair one. Thank you for sharing! Every time we visit Chris, Katie, and Charlotte, we order take-out from Teff. For example, if you are using a very mellow vegetable broth, you might consider 3 ½ cups of vegetable broth and ½ cup of water for this recipe. Years ago I found one and remember it had a cup of oil in the ingredients!!!! Over the weekend we cooked one of her favorite meals to give to her. I discovered it eating out at Ethiopian restaurants. They say you can experience certain culture through food. Strain the water from the cooked peas, set aside. We just know you are going to love it! Woo hoo!!! *Storage: Refrigerate and use within 5 days. I just it is so much fun hanging out in your kitchen , Wow, this recipe is SO DELICIOUS!!! Never tried yellow split pea soup… In fact, I don’t think I’ve tried any type of split pea soup. It’s my favorite dish at the neighborhood Ethiopian restaurant. Hope this helps! Holy cow! Instead she's lived a life of clean eating, daily exercise, a positive attitude, and staying engaged with the world around her. Meanwhile, puree the onions in a food processor or blender. Sometimes I also look at older women and admire how they’re leading their lives. EVA!!! I want to try it for my church potluck! There is an Ethiopian restaurant in Stamford, CT called “Teff”. This blog post is dedicated to my brother, Chris. I think the recipe is interesting, too….I do like all the ingredients so I might just give it a go, thanks! I really enjoyed the ritual of eating Ethiopian food, as it is an actual celebration, with the big bread in the middle, with different dishes on top, like the yellow split pea stew. Your posts help me to choose and prepare my weekly menu . Don’t let the time investment deter you from creating this delicious dish. Press the cancel button. Yet, it is used nearly every day in Ethiopian cooking, so many families make large batches once every year. In large, heavy pot, cover peas with 3” water. I have a few recipes on my blog but Kik Alicha is definitely my favorite. In large, heavy pot, cover peas with 3” water. Please adjust the recipe (broth/water ratio) accordingly based upon the vegetable broth brand used if using other than Pacific Organic Vegetable Stock. When the oil is hot, add the chopped onion and garlic and saute until translucent or for about five minutes. Thank you so much for reaching out to us! The famous Ethiopian vegetarian dish. Not very many recipes out there so this will be special. Add the water, vegetable broth, and split yellow peas, bring to a boil, then immediately lower to a simmer. *Instant Pot: We get a lot of questions on Instant Pot. It's mild as well as savory, creamy yet not oily, a wonderful diversion from the spiciness that typically accompanies Ethiopian cuisine. Although the stew only contains a few simple … The effort was non-trivial, and we're so very glad you did. ?? Diced lean Beef, Lamb tripe, Lamb liver, onions, jalapeno lightly sautéed with Ethiopian herbal butter Seasoned with mitimita and cardamom. $6.99. This looks tasty, I wonder if I can get the family to try it! So picky but I love split peas myself! Pinning is always welcome and much appreciated! I thoroughly enjoy it. I’ve never tried to make Ethiopian food before but I might have to give this a go this weekend x. i am so open to eating food of different culture. Good for her! I pre-soaked the split peas for an hour before starting the recipe and it still cooked quite quickly. Also, I couldn’t find yellow so made it just with green. Yellow Split Peas do take a little longer to get soft, so you want to build in that time. (If needed to prevent sticking, add a splash of vegetable broth or water). That’s lovely. We are so excited that you enjoyed this recipe and you will be adding it to your dinner rotation. Then for some weird reason, after trying it several times (I don’t like to give up), the food will just click with me, and I will love it. January 1, 2014. A shining example to someone else of the power of being kind to your body, feeding it well, staying in motion, and never slowing down on the journey to be just a little better each and every day. Hi there Jamham9 I imagine the taste too foreign for me. I love everything in it too, so I will definitely have to try this out! We tried making this using an Instant Pot, but it simply didn’t work out very well for us. Tag @monkeyandmekitchenadventures on Instagram and hashtag it #monkeyandmekitchenadventures, Filed Under: Dinner, Posts, Recipes Tagged With: Garlic, Ginger, Gluten Free, Jalapeños, Oil Free, Onions, Refined Sugar Free, Vegetable Broth, Yellow Split Peas. *Sea Salt: Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs. This is plain Uncle Ben’s Brown Rice made in a rice cooker set on “White Rice” mode. Although it isn’t what most people associate with Ethiopian food because it isn’t spicy. We would love to hear from you! Yaaaay!!! | spachethespatula.com #recipe #vegan Wow I have never made this before but it does sound delicious. and dare I say it, fairly straight forward and something I could definitely have a go at! She's done it consistently for many, many years; never complaining, everything done with a smile and a twinkle in her eye. Ethiopian version of steak tartare: minced prime beef, blended with kibbeh mitmita, and cardamom served raw. This week I was reminded of a lesson on the power of caring for one's self, from two incredibly beautiful women, who are both in their 60s, I settled onto the comfy sofa in the waiting room of Toyota's service department. This is an excellent dish. Due to their milder flavor, yellow turmeric sauces and stews are … If you asked her (I did), she feels like she's 25. Add the ginger and bell pepper and saute for 1 minute. Not perfectly, but consistently; for a very, very long time, (ps: She also credits monthly facials & hair extensions. Mix in … I wouldn’t even need the injera…just a spoon! Hi there Ashley x. It is something that I need to be better about, it seems like people who live long are good at caring for themselves. I cannot believe Christie Brinkley is 60! Definitely a keeper! If you try this dish using an Instant Pot and are happy with the outcome, we would love to know. Ethiopian food has a variety of vegetarian options that are healthy and full of nutrients. Thanks! They have the most amazing Ethiopian food …. A tasty dish that is sure to have the family running back for seconds. Maybe I’ll try it this weekend and see what they say, you know how kids can be. I will have to try this recipe it wil be perfect with all the rain we have been having. I never tasted something like this or simmilair. If you are using a brand other than Pacific vegetable broth, then consider adjusting the water/vegetable broth ratio accordingly. A combination of miser wot (lentils stew), yellow split peas, shiro (ground chick pea stew) & Ethiopian Cabbage (cabbage, potato & carrot), green beans & carrot, & Gomen (Collard Greens). Not spicy. Thank you. Place a tight-fitting lid on the pot and simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes. After 1 hour and 15 minutes, remove the lid and cook for another 15 minutes, then check the to see if the yellow split peas are tender. What a lovely article, that lady sure sounds like an inspiration on how to age well. I never tasted as such but I want to try. ? What rice recipe do you have pictured with this dish? I don’t believe I have ever tried anything Ethiopian. We think that green split peas would have a different flavor, texture, and cooking experience. wow looks delicious. There are so many onions in this recipe that it takes more like onion stew then Kik Alicha. I’m so excited to try this. I can not believe Christie Brinkley is 60! It’s nice to maintain an active lifestyle especially as we grow older. I love this recipe too! My goal for this summer as a university student is to learn how to cook, and I will definitely be adding this to my list. ?? I decided to live healthier this year as a promise to myself and my husband that I’d like to be more fit and healthy and able to do the things that I can finally enjoy. vegetarian and mild. I’m going to be 35 next week and I am trying my best to eat clean and be happy bc I want to live a long and healthy life. This recipe sounds seriously tasty and even better is looks super simple! Wow this looks amazing – I am going to give it a try, I bet my daughter would enjoy it too. -Ameera and Robin , Portia’s Cafe on Indianola in Columbus. Thank you! Hi there Bryan Kik Alicha is one of my favorite foods. Really looking forward to trying this! Hi Eugenia, I’m always looking for new foods to try and also so my kids are able to expand their tastebuds. Thanks for the recipe you share. Injera. I can’t say I’ve ever eaten Ethiopian cuisine but I love that this has such few ingredients. Thank you for sharing! One day, when I'm her age, I want to follow in her footsteps. I love to do culinary adventures and try recipes from other parts of the world. , Let Me Live, Love, and Say It Well In Good Sentences, © 2013 – 2020 – Veggies By Candlelight, LLC – All Rights Reserved. Thank for sharing the recipe! This sounds so delicious. Are you supposed to eat with your hands with this cuisine? It’s been my favorite! Fingers crossed I too can be a fabulous 67 year old! Meanwhile, bring to boil 3 cups of water in a medium pot; add the rinsed split peas; Cook it for 10 minutes. She still looks amazing. He LOVES it, so does Katie and Charlotte! I love that this can be made with our eating regimen. I was looking for a new Kik Alicha recipe and found this one. I have never tried Ethopian food, I have discovered something new today. -Ameera and Robin , Allow us to introduce ourselves, we are Ameera and Robin, a daughter-mother blogging team. This sounds like a lovely recipe! to get our FREE Ultimate Whole Food Plant Based Food List! How about you? We hope you give this deliciousness a try! I told her that night, in front of everyone that I hope I've helped her, but at the same time, she's done just as much for me. Hi there Althea Does anyone know a recipe for spicy peas with berbere? Melt coconut oil in a pan over medium heat. I’ve never tried Ethiopian food, but I’d definitely try this! I’ve never tried split pea soup, to be honest, but my son loves it. I have never heard of this dish. In a large ceramic/enamel lined Dutch oven/pot or similarly large stockpot, add the finely diced onion and jalapeno peppers. I have never tried Ethiopian food. Reduce heat to medium low and cook till tender, about 30-45 minutes. -Ameera and Robin , Cleveland has an incredible Ethiopian restaurant….if you’re ever in the area, it’s a must-do! $12 full / $8.50 half; Yemisir Wat: Green Lentil Stew. to January's food swap. Instructions. This is such a great recipe and tastes authentic. We appreciate you sharing your awesome feedback and for taking the time to write. Afterwards, boil peas and water for 30 minutes or until very tender. We are working on eating more healthy because we know it will help a lot physically. I’ll be adding it to my recipe box. Give this recipe a try! Lime Ethiopian Split Pea Puree (Kik Alicha) Ethiopian Split Pea and Squash Stew with Collard Greens Swedish Yellow Split Pea Soup with Dill at Power Hungry Curried Squash and Split Pea Soup at Choosing Raw Sunshine Curried Split Pea Soup […] Reply. I can only wish to age as well as that lady, that’s for sure! This sounds delicious and pretty easy to make! Thanks for sharing. Learn more →. I suspect she will also look amazing at sixty. It was SO good – and is my new favorite. Thanks for sharing , Hi there Adrienne Serve with injera instead of eating utensils if you'd like to be truly authentic. Again, it was difficult to get the texture of the yellow split peas consistent (some were still hard, some were completely soft). I was very excited to try this recipe. My dad is forever making different stews, so I will have to pass this recipe on! This looks delicious! I will have to pin it for later. Misir Wot Ethiopian … Cook, stirring, 4 minutes. There’s really so much that living a healthy can do. We tried both the stove top method, and using an Instant Pot. If my family and I could eat Ethiopian food every day we would. Hope you get to try it!! Raise your hand if you love Ethiopian food! Rinse the yellow split … Thank you so much for reaching out to us. Preparation. May have to consider trying this. Aw it sounds like you’ve created quite the little community! $7.99. And Thus now I’m seeking out recipes here on Pinterest and saw your blog. Perhaps you will have greater success than we do. Served with boiled egg. We are always on the hunt for delicious Ethiopian restaurants, we’ll definitely have to check this one out! In a large, heavy pot, cover peas with 3” water. I love split peas, they are full of protein and taste delicious. That stew sounds amazing to, adding it to my to-do list, Love this post very inspiring ? I won’t do that, but maybe your recipe would just require berbere instead of tumeric. Add split peas and 4 cups (1L) water. You can turn this recipe into a soup. -Ameera and Robin . We use a rice cooker to make our plain steamed rice. Creamy, cozy, and bursting with flavor, this Ethiopian Yellow Split Pea Stew (Kik Alicha) is packed with hearty, healthy, and satisfying goodness that is sure to make dinner a happy place of comforting deliciousness. Gosh, I’m amazed at her stamina, how she’s able to do all she does at her age and still feel like she’s 25. We may have to try this. This dish is one of my favorites! We’ve got both hands enthusiastically stretched to the sky! Dad enjoys it, but not as much as we do. I have never heard of this stew recipe before. Kik (Ethiopian yellow split pea stew) Kik Ethiopian yellow split pea is flavored in Ethiopian cardamom, turmeric, and olive oil. I love that it has turmeric. Bring to a boil. I love Kik Alicha, those yummy yellow split peas make for a beautiful dish. Love Ethiopian food &love the lentil stew!!! Split yellow peas cooked with turmeric, ginger, garlic and onion. Husband was a bit unsure when I told him the dinner plans but he loved it! January 21, 2019 By Ameera and Robin 16 Comments. *Cooking Time for Yellow Split Peas:  Yellow split peas do not require soaking; however, you can cut down the cooking time of the yellow split peas if you presoak them overnight as they can take up to well over an hour and up to two hours to cook. Jul 1, 2018 - Kik Alicha (Ethiopian Yellow Split Pea Stew) - A simple, mild, and inexpensive stew. Thank you so much! Gonna have to give this a go! It's a simple stew; inexpensive to make, full of onions, garlic, and split peas. Salt to taste and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes. Sounds like a great one to try. Set the Instant Pot in the saute mode and add the oil. I am sure cooking them in an Instant Pot would significantly reduce the time, but our efforts simply didn’t pan out, and we tried it a number of times, so we finally landed on cooking this dish on the stove top to get the texture and flavor just right. I must try it. I am really intrigued and delighted to give this a go, especially now that it has gotten chilly again, so this would be the perfect thing to warm me up. Love that! At least none that I am aware of. Can’t wait to see how it turns out, YUM! I love the sound of the flavors in this veggie stew! Whole Food Plant Based, vegan, plant based, oil free, refined sugar free, no highly processed ingredients, and gluten free. We are an adoptive family and I have a son from Ethiopia. http://empresstayturestaurantcleveland.com/empress-taytu-restuarant-menu/vegan-and-gluten-free/, Hi there Tamasin We appreciate you taking the time to write <3 It has lots of healthy benefits that I need. 1) Soak split peas in 3 cups cold water for at least an hour. -Ameera and Robin . So bright and colorful too. It was excellent!! I love all their dishes and their injera (bread) is to die for. Thank you again! Yaaay, so excited for you to get started on your WFPB journey. Add potato, carrot and onion. Super healthy, but not a taste I love. Thank you for supporting Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures! This yellow split pea … It sounds so interesting, I would definitely look to try it. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome feedback and for taking the time to write. It so reminded me of the split peas I ate at Ethiopian restaurants. Do you think I can get away with using green split peas? Freezes well. After work, she comes to a rigorous exercise class before heading home to a life filled with kids, grandkids, friends, and neighbors. For more information, see our disclosures here. Add the minced garlic and ginger and sauté for 30 seconds. It looks intriguing and I’d love to try it. oh this looks and sounds pretty amazing and I really should give it a try for myself. I love Ethiopian cuisine! I have never tried any dishes from Ethiopia before. Just add double the amount of water in Step 2 and … I like that she is very natural and still hands on with her kids. Pinned it so I can give it a try, This looks very nice, I will have to make it one day! I love trying new and different recipes. ps. Remove from the heat and reserve the mixture. I am currently adding new recipes to my recipe book and I’m going to have to add this one. Remove from heat and serve warm! Hi there Jennifer Drain and mash. This is an excellent dish. Might try to recreate this at the weekend. Add the cooked peas to the onion; Mix well … In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high. We strongly recommend pre-soaking of the yellow split peas overnight in the refrigerator. Thanks for sharing the recipe with us! She is one of those people who need to taste a new dish several times before it hits her taste buds just right. You can kinda get some make-shift WFPB dinners, if you personally call the chef of a restaurant ahead of time to see if he/she can finagle something for you, but we rarely do that. I feel every day that there are things to learn X. The recipe is similar, it is just served with olive oil, lemon juice and fresh onion sliced n top. This look really delicious. This recipe looks delicious! I can’t believe I have never tried to make a stew with them. I had to smile), A few nights later, I stood in front of a room full of people; lucky enough to say a few words about each of the women I'd coached through the latest 9-week health challenge   Each had done beautifully, accomplishing so very much; it was fun to celebrate not only for them but with them as well. We love this brand because it is Whole Food Plant Based compliant, as it does not contain MSG, has no oil, and does not contain any highly-processed ingredients; however, this brand of vegetable stock does have a strong flavor so less broth is required when compared to the water ratio. Always so nice connecting with a fellow Ohioan. Keep in mind that there are other factors that influence the cooking time such as the age of the yellow split peas, older yellow split peas take longer to cook as they tend to become drier and harder as they age. Feel free to use one or two photos provided that a link back to our original post is included. And it looks quite good for you too – I need that in my life! 100% Ethiopian … Ethiopian Yellow Split Pea Stew. This looks really delicious and simple to make. She looks incredible. Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures Copyright © 2020Disclaimer • Terms of Use • Work with Us • Privacy & Disclosure Policy, 1 Hour 48 Minutes + Over Night Bean Soaking/Quick Soak, Pacific Organic Low Sodium Vegetable Stock, Vegan Baked Italian Bow Tie Cookies (Crostoli, Frappe, or Cioffe), http://empresstayturestaurantcleveland.com/empress-taytu-restuarant-menu/vegan-and-gluten-free/. Now this is something new I’ve never tried! Thank you! Just made it today and was THRILLED with the results! Love the ingredients, This is making me hungry! A nice diversion from spiciness typically found in Ethiopian cuisine Christie Brinkley is 60!”, No gimmicks or plastic surgery. I made my first batch and it was AWESOME! We preferred the stove top method simply because we had more control over the texture of the split yellow peas. Ethiopian yellow split pea stew, or Kik Alicha is my favourite part of a vegan Ethiopian extravaganza! Add the split peas, squash and water and bring to the boil. I think using fresh ginger and fresh turmeric would help. I think this split pea stew is tasty, even though it is made with simple ingredients. OR you can also follow a quick method which is to place the yellow split peas in a pot, cover them with water (at least 3 inches), bring to a boil, boil for 2 minutes, cover with a lid, remove from the stove and allow to sit for one hour undisturbed. As one hand rummaged through my backpack, my eyes caught a glimpse of People Magazine. Your friend sounds pretty amazing! Leave a Comment Cancel reply. It’s not just about the weight loss or being fit, it’s also about aging gracefully without the threats of illnesses and such. *Spice Blend: Some spices tend to mellow over a long cooking process. Gluten Free, Vegan Every time we visit Chris, Katie, and Charlotte in CT, we have to order take-out from Teff. I want to be like her too! ps:  Thank-you Kathie for making the 3 hour trip to come to our swap! I’ve tried hard to find great recipes online and also in different cookbooks and it’s hard – the books that are out there tend to be meat heavy. It has to be a great dinner idea. I like the sound of this delicious looking split pea stew too x. I’ve never tried any Ethiopian food before but this stew looks delicious! $ 18.99 Dad enjoy… Boil for 5 minutes and then leave to the side in the water. She looks amazing. As our Readers know, we live in Canton, Ohio. Please do not remove any watermarks, crop, or edit any of our images without first obtaining written permission from us. I pretty much like everything. I’m not sure if this is one that would tickle my taste buds. What’s Playing On Your iPod? It looks very similar to daal! I haven’t tried Ethiopian dish before so this must be interesting. It was very frustrating. As I neared the end of my stories, I grew ever more excited to share about a woman; I now get to call friend. Once done, add the mixture to cooked peas; stir in salt and pepper. Hope you enjoy this dish as much as we do! Thanks so much for sharing! I’m not even sure where I would buy them, it sounds like something I would really love to try. Bring to a boil. I recommend you try it out. I tried making it with 1/2 the onions the second time and it was still hard to taste the peas. As most of our Readers know by now, my brother is a Celiac and his all-time favorite cuisine is Ethiopian food as it is naturally gluten free. Aug 9, 2016 - A milder, but amazingly flavorful Ethiopian stew that is heavenly scooped up with Ethiopian Injera bread! I made sure to go to a buffet so I could try several dishes. Yay, that is so exciting! I love that it is healthy. Bring to a boil. LOL We recommend soaking the yellow split peas overnight to give them a head start. $13 full / $9.50 half; Yekik Wat: Yellow Split Pea Stew. As most of our Readers know by now, my brother is a Celiac and his all-time favorite cuisine is Ethiopian food as it is naturally gluten free. It is great to eat with more adventure every once in a while. I love Ethiopian cuisine, too. We used the sauté function for the onions and jalapeno peppers for 7 minutes, then added the garlic and ginger for 30 seconds, then added the spices for 30 seconds to release their fragrance, then added all the remaining ingredients (reduce the water to 1 cup), stir well, then set the manual pressure high for 11 minutes, then waited 20 minutes and did a natural release. Ethiopian cuisine features spiced stews called wot (usually with berbere, Ethiopia's signature spice blend, and tomato paste as part of the base) and milder stews called alicha. May 4, 2016 - A milder, but amazingly flavorful Ethiopian stew that is heavenly scooped up with Ethiopian Injera bread! For some reason, I had to cook for almost an hour and I think the peas could still have been softer. I have never tried Ethiopian cuisine. I must admit that I have never tried Ethiopian food because I tend to be a bit picky, but your pictures are stunning. I can’t believe she is 60 she looks incredible! I have only tried Ethiopian food once in my life and I remember that specific type bread that you grab the food with. (Fun Podcasts), Pulled Chicken Panini with Pickled Onions, Apple and Melty Cheese, All Of Our Weekends Are Better With Banana Bread, 5 Things I Loved About Last Week #celebratelu 10/18/14 | the dirigible plum. One of my staple snacks is a Greek variation of this. Any WFPB restaurants in your town? Ive never tried split peas! I have never tried Ethiopian food of any kind. This looks outrageously good. Last month I went to an Ethiopian restaurant and tried Kik Alicha and loved it! Her job is physical, working outdoors in the elements rain or shine, and logging more steps on her Fitbit than most will in their entire day. Just stay with them and stir occasionally. It is quite lovely. He LOVES it, so does Katie and Charlotte! Doro Wat: Chicken Stew. The extra garlic – more than I usually use – is great. I have tried to rate (5 stars!) I have to confess I have never tried Ethopian food but this split pea stew looks delicious! We live in Ohio, and we love creating healthy Whole Food Plant Based recipes, photographing our delicious creations, and sharing our kitchen adventures with you. I’m keeping this in the dinner rotation. Add the olive oil, tumeric and strong pinch of salt, stirring to combine. I’d probably use carrot sticks with it as I’m trying to increase my vegetable intake. This thickens the stew into a heartier texture. -Ameera and Robin . If using an Instant Pot, you can add more spices and use the sauté mode to cook them for the additional time. We definitely need to check this out asap! I have been looking for a good homemade recipe of Kik Alicha. Also, check us out on Facebook and Instagram! This post contains affiliate links, and we may receive a very small commission if you purchase through those links at no additional cost to you. If you know if any, PLEASE, let us know! Thank you for sharing it xx, This looks like a really comforting, healthy and budget friendly meal. A perfect choice for vegans / vegetarians. I want to taste the culture of Ethiopia. I wish I had her energy and I’m only 40 And Christie Brinkley? Happy Cooking! Can’t wait to make this! Any help would be appreciated. Atir kik, or yellow split pea stew, is made with turmeric. I have never tried Ethiopian food, but it looks delicious. We do not recommend them for this particular recipe. I dont think I have had Ethopian food before but I would like to try it! Real good comfort food! Anyway, it’s called “Zoma” and it’s in the cute neighborhood of Larchmere, with plenty of fun things to do to make a day of it! It’s one of my favorite Ethiopian recipes and I don’t get to eat it enough. We simply don’t eat out at restaurants, except once in a blue moon for social gatherings. I adore Ethiopian food. “Oh my gosh, is that right?? Lovely recipe and very healthy ingredients. Thank you so much. This looks delicious! This blog post is dedicated to my brother, Chris. I’ve heard of split pea stew, but other than the obvious I actually had no idea what it really is. Please keep in mind that all images and text on this site are property of Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures. 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