In north India, they are generally known as matar ki daal. Dried Green peas are Green Split Peas are part of the legume family. Produced by harvesting the peapods when they are fully mature and then drying them. Dried Split Peas are husked (or dehulled) and split in half
The Green Split Pea is about 1/4 of an inch wide and pale green in color. Split Peas have a mild flavor and soft texture. The Split Green Pea has more of an earthy flavor than the whole dried pea, similar to the lentil in versatility and nourishment. Split Green Pea are low in fat and high in protein and fiber.