Split Pigeon Peas

Split Pigeon Peas

Woodland Foods

Size: 10 pound

$59.99

SKU: 10533

Also known as "toor dal," Split Pigeon Peas are one of the most popular pulses in India. These hulled, split legumes break down easily when cooked, making them an ideal thickener for curries, soups and stews.

Known in Hindi as "toor dal," split pigeon peas are one of the most popular pulses in India. Like other split legumes, split pigeon peas break down easily when cooked, adding body and texture to curries, stews and soups. In Indian cuisine, these hulled, split legumes are often cooked with curry spices and served with rice.

Also known as "Congo peas" or "gandules," pigeon peas are not technically peas, but rather a pea-shaped bean from the Cajanus genus of legumes. These unique legumes have a slightly sweet, nutty flavor, and in their whole form they have a greyish-beige outer skin. Pigeon peas, in both their whole and split form, are popular in a number of cuisines across the globe. Widely believed to have originated in India, these drought-resistant legumes were brought to eastern Africa thousands of years ago, where they became an important subsistence crop in the region’s semi-arid climate. From there, pigeon peas were eventually taken to the Americas, most likely via the slave trade, where they have become rooted in Caribbean cuisine.

Typically served with rice to provide a complete, balanced dish, pigeon peas are an important component in dishes like Caribbean "arroz con gandules," as well as south Indian sambar, a lentil-based stew flavored with tamarind.

Nutritional information coming soon!

Shipping Information

Please allow 1-3 business days to process your order.

Available shipping options are determined by the perishability of the product/s in your order. View Shipping Rates & Fees.

Please note that we do not ship perishable food items to APO/FPO addresses as these areas are served by the U.S. Postal Service and an exact delivery date is not guaranteed.

Refunds & Exchanges

At igourmet, we take great pride in the high-quality of our products. We strive to ensure they'll arrive to you in peak condition, as fresh and delicious as when they leave our warehouse. While we always endeavor to deliver the best of the best, there are times where "things happen" and a claim for a refund or exchange needs to be made. Please refer to our Claim Policies.
×
Split Pigeon Peas
close

How We Ship

FreshWave Packaging

Perishable foods are optimally packed and temperature controlled with kraft void fill and non-toxic refrigerant gel packs. To further contain temperature escalation, we fill any empty space with specialized foam to minimize air circulation.

Please join our efforts to be mindful of our environment and extend the life-cycle of our packaging, by reusing the gel packs to keep your next picnic or road trip fare cool.

Please note: Our products are always shipped so they will arrive at your door in optimal condition. Whenever possible - such as in periods of cooler ambient temperatures - we try to use less packaging , more recyclable materials and avoid unnecessary shipping waste.