Mujaddara – Middle Eastern Rice with Lentil

Mujaddara Middle Eastern Rice with Lentil


4 cups of prepared white rice
1 cup brown lentil soaked in water over night
1cups chopped onion
3 chopped gloves of garlic
1 tbs cumin
2 tbs olive oil
3 cups of chicken stock
1 tbs salt
1/2 tbs white pepper

1.Prepare 2 cups of plain cooked white Rice.
2.Soak the Lentil in water over night.
3.Add 2 tbs of olive oil to a large pot on medium heat fire, and add the onions.
4.Cook for about 5 minutes until the onions get yellow and caramelized.
5.Add the Garlic and keep stirring.
6.Add the lentils.
7.Add 3 cups of chicken stock.
8.Bring to a boil, lower the fire and let simmer for 1 hour.
9.Add the salt and pepper, and the cumin.
10.Whisk for another 10 min.
11.Take of the fire and combine with the Rice.
12.Garnish with fresh parsley leaves.


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