Curried Split Pea Soup

3 C spinach
4 C split peas
1 Tbs veg oil
1 C chopped onion
1 Tbs minced garlic
1 Tbs ginger
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp coriander
1/2 tsp cayenne

Saute onion and garlic in large pot.
Add spices and saute for 3 minutes
Add split peas and 8 cups of water
Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer until peas are soft
Add spinach - cook until wilted