Mujaddara

0 0
Mujaddara

Share it on your social network:

Or you can just copy and share this url

Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
2 cups Basmati Rice
1 cup Black Lentils
3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tablespoon Ground Cumin
2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
2 big or 3 small, sliced Onion

Perfect combination of rice, lentils and caramelised onions

Features:
  • Vegan

Ingredients

Directions

Share

This is one of my favourite recipes of all times.
I love rice, I love lentils and I love the Mediterranean taste of this simple dish.
It can be a casual or festive side dish or even a meal.
Mujaddara is also a very nutritious vegan dish.

Some or even most cook the rice and the lentils together. Since I don’t like mushy food and in particular mushy rice I rather cook them separately and bring together before serving.

Steps

1
Done

Prepare the Rice

Heat a medium saucepan. When hot add 2 tablespoons of canola oil.

Add the 1.5 cups of rice and a flat teaspoon of salt, fry for 3-4 minutes.

Add 3 cups of water (room temperature), stir lightly (once) and cover.

When boiling (after about 5 minutes), lower the flame and wait for 10-13 minutes.
Turn off flame. The rice should be done. Let sit for at least 10 minutes.

2
Done

Prepare the lentils

In a medium saucepan place 2 spoons of vegetable oil and heat for a minute.

Add 1 cup of lentils and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil and lower the flame.
It should take about 15 - 20 minutes for lentils to soften. Make sure that the don’t get too mushy.
When done turn off the flame.

* In case that the lentils didn't observe all the water just drain them.

3
Done

Browning the Onions

Heat a medium skillet, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
Add sliced onions and brown. It will take about 7-10 minutes. Be patient.

4
Done

Combine

In the skillet, combine lentils add a tablespoon of cumin and 4 tablespoons of olive oil.
That is it. The Mujaddara topping is done.

5
Done

Serve

Spread the hot rice in a bowl or a tray.

Pour Mujaddara topping making a Mujaddara in the middle of the rice.

Garnish with chopped parsley and roasted sliced almond.
Enjoy!

* Reheat the rice on a low flame for 7 minutes. If the rice is cold or out of the refrujuratoer pop it in the microwave.

Omry Gelber

Omry Gelber

Hi all, this is me and i love to cook!

Pan Chicken Shawarma
next
Pan Chicken Shawarma
Pan Chicken Shawarma
next
Pan Chicken Shawarma

Add Your Comment