Gheymeh Stew (Khoreshte Gheymeh) is a delicious stew with lots of protein. Yellow split peas are great source of protein and fiber. 4 ounces (115 grams) of khoresht gheymeh has 225 calories. Khoresht gheymeh is low in sodium and sugar but high in dietary fiber and selenium. It is served with Potato or Eggplant.
1 Cup Split Yellow Peas
2 dried limes
1 Lb (453g) Ground Beef Vegetable Oil Cinnamon
1 Tbsp Rose Water
2 Onions Salt, Turmeric, Ground Chili Pepper Persian spice mix (Advieh)
2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
1 Small Potato
How to cook:
1- Grate the Onion.
2- Soak Saffron In boiling water for 30 minutes.
3- Soak the dried limes in boiling water for 20 minutes.
4- Dice an Onion.
5- Slice the potato.
6- Fry the split yellow peas in vegetable oil in a pot, stir well and let it fry for few minutes.
7- Pour boiling water into the pot until it covers the split yellow peas, then cover the pot with the lid and let it simmer for 10 minutes over medium heat.
8- Pour the grated onions in a large bowl and add the ground beef to it, then add some salt, black pepper and Persian Spice mix (advieh) (as you prefer), and mix the mixture thoroughly.
9- Shape the ground beef mixture into small meatballs.
10- In a small pot, dip fry the diced onions in vegetable oil until translucent, then add turmeric, ground chili pepper, Persian Spice mix (advieh) and Tomato paste to it and stir.
11- Add the meatballs to the fried onion's pot to fry along.
12- Add the Split yellow peas to the pot, stir and pour boiling water until it covers the mixture.
13- Add the Cinnamon to the mixture.
14- Make holes in the dried limes and add it to the pot.
15- Add the saffron and the rose water to the pot, stir and cover the pot with the lid and continue simmering for 15 minutes.
16- Add the fried potato (Chips) when serve in plate.