Pigeon peas are a pea which is actually a bean, native to Africa. The pigeon pea is used widely throughout the Caribbean and is frequently combined with rice and seasonings. In addition to the dried bean you can find them canned in specialty stores and online.
You can purchase dried pigeon peas in many well-stocked grocery stores. You can also purchase them online at Amazon.com. Pigeon Peas
If you don't have pigeon peas you can substitute:
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