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Steve Huff
From Fremont, CA, US
Member Since Apr, 2014
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Recipe for Mujaddara

1 cup Lentils, brown

¾ cup Rice, long grain

2 cups Onion, chopped

2 Tablespoons Cumin

1 Tablespoon Salt

2 Tablespoons Olive oil

4 cups Water

1 cup Onion, sauteed, for garnish

2 Tablespoons Parsley, chopped, for garnish

Preparation Method

1. Add olive oil to 3- or 4-quart sauce pan or pot on medium heat. Then add onions, and cook 5-6 minutes until brown and caramelized.

2. Add rice and lentils to cooked onions, and stir. Add 4 cups of water, and stir. Add the salt, and stir again. Cover and let cook on medium/low heat for 40 minutes, stirring a few times.

3. Add cumin, and cook for another 15 minutes. Add another cup of water if necessary - cook until lentils are no longer hard.

4. Put mujaddara in a serving dish, and top with caramelized onions and parsley.

Recent Recipe Reviews

Steve HuffSteve Huff : Apr 19, 2014 – This is a Lebanese vegetarian dish, and high in protein and fiber.

Prepration Time: 0 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time: 1 hrs 10 mins
Serves: 4 Persons
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