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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 245.7
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.0 mg
  • Sodium: 964.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 8.7 g

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Lentils and Rice with Fried Onions (Mujadarrah)

Submitted by: KFCOOKE

Introduction

his may sound like a plain recipe, but believe me, it's wonderful! It is an easy-to-make Middle Eastern comfort food that combines lentils, rice and delicious fried onions. Top with plain yogurt for a super flavor! his may sound like a plain recipe, but believe me, it's wonderful! It is an easy-to-make Middle Eastern comfort food that combines lentils, rice and delicious fried onions. Top with plain yogurt for a super flavor!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    * 3 tablespoons olive oil
    * 2 large white onions, sliced into rings
    * 1 1/3 cups uncooked green lentils
    * 3/4 cup uncooked long-grain white rice (or brown)
    * 1/2 tsp cinnamon
    * 1 tsp cumin
    * 1 tsp garam masala
    * salt and pepper to taste
    * 1/4 cup plain yogurt or sour cream (optional)

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Directions

1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onions, and cook about 10 minutes, until browned. Remove from heat, and set aside.
2. Place lentils in a medium saucepan with enough lightly salted water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer about 15 minutes.
3. Stir rice and enough water to cover into the saucepan with the lentils. Season with salt and pepper. Cover saucepan, and continue to simmer 15 to 20 minutes, until rice and lentils are tender.
4. Mix the onions into the lentil mixture. Top with yogurt or sour cream to serve.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KFCOOKE.






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