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Mujadara Lentils and Rice

February 10, 2019 09:29 AM

Ingredients

For a 4 person serving you will need the following: 

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  • 1 cup of lentils 
  • 1/2 cup of rice 
  • 2 large onions
  • Salt 
  • Olive oil 


Instructions 

  • Boil separately in 2 pots:
    • Lentils with 3 cups of boiling water 
    • Rice with 1 cup of boiling water
  • Boil both until water gets almost fully absorbed 
  • Add desired salt to lentils 
  • Add the rice over lentils 
  • On the side - we will be preparing the onions 
    • One onion slice to cubes and fry them in olive oil until golden brown
    • add the cubes to lentil and rice 
    • Make sure you continuously mix for 5 minutes to avoid sticking to the pan
    • The other onion slice into long slices and caramelize in olive oil 
    • we will use this to garnish the dish and add a slightly sweet delicious favor 


 

Mujadara is traditionally served with salad

We highly recommend you have lemon juice in the dressing as it pairs well with the lentils' flavor

Credits

Muneib Chater

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