This product contains vitamins and minerals of substances: B, B2, PP, A and C. This inexpensive and nutritious product can be added to soups, salads, cereals and even pies. Peas should be in the diet of every person who monitors his health and figure.
Often, housewives do not want to cook pea dishes due to the fact that it needs to be cooked for a long time. All because they do not know how to speed up this process.
In fact, everything is very simple. Before you cook peas, it must be soaked in advance. This will help save cooking time.
Peas need to be soaked properly. To do this, it should be poured into a container, poured with cold water and left overnight to swell. Peas should stay in water for at least 5 hours. After that, the peas will swell and this means that it is ready for cooking.
If it was not possible to soak the peas in advance, then you need to pour boiling water over it and leave it for at least 2 hours. After, it can be cooked.
But, split peas are much easier to cook. It is saturated with water faster, thereby reducing the time for soaking. For swelling, it is enough to soak it for only 30 minutes.