Definition of split pea in English:

split pea

noun

  • A pea dried and split in half for cooking.

    • ‘I'll have the split pea soup, some bread, and a bag of those potato chips, the ones with the hot chili flavor.’
    • ‘Smoked salmon and leeks add flavor to a yellow split pea bisque as well as eye appeal as a garnish.’
    • ‘Add the split peas to the boiling sugar mixture.’
    • ‘Dahl is a blend of boiled split peas, onions, garlic, curry powder, and cumin.’
    • ‘They're tasty and filling, great big beasts stuffed with curried yellow split peas and potatoes, as well as your choice of filling, of course.’
    • ‘Look at our staples: rice, wheat flour, potatoes, split peas, lentils and other legumes, as well as meats.’
    • ‘If you have a ham bone, just cover this with water, add your garlic, split peas, ears, and onion, and cook the same way as with stock, though it will probably need some skimming.’
    • ‘Peas are a given, obviously, but what about split peas?’
    • ‘The word itself comes from the Hindi ‘khichree’, which is a tasty conglomerate of rice and split peas.’
    • ‘It is a tart mixture made up of toasted ground split peas, coriander, cumin, black peppercorns, and fenugreek powder.’
    • ‘Beans, such as soy, adzuki, kidney and pinto, and legumes like red lentils and yellow split peas, are also effective in balancing estrogen.’
    • ‘In the past during the winter season, the main food items in stores were cabbage, carrots, beets, potatoes, buckwheat, millet and split peas, with a little more diversity in the southern parts of the country.’
    • ‘The meatless concoctions were rounded out by lentil salad and yellow split peas cooked with turmeric, ginger and onions.’
    • ‘Fill each with about one pound of popcorn kernels, dried split peas, or sand.’
    • ‘I made about two weeks worth of baby food (carrots, split peas, squash) and have them freezing in ice cube trays right now.’
    • ‘Though the stew we chose - made with potatoes, split peas, tomatoes and dried lime - was rich in flavour, it was loaded onto a rock-solid patty of fried rice.’
    • ‘Respondents rated the same five legumes (peanuts, kidney beans, split peas, chickpeas and lentils) that they most preferred as also most preferred by clients.’
    • ‘Place the smoked gammon knuckle, yellow split peas, chopped carrots, celery, onion and bay leaves in your largest pot, cover with the water and bring to the boil, skimming off any froth as it rises to the surface.’
    • ‘Legumes such as lentils, split peas and beans are high in vitamin B, folic acid and iron.’
    • ‘Dals, or lentils and split peas prepared in spicy sauces, are common.’

Pronunciation:

split pea

/splɪt pi/