Brown Rice Mujaddara Recipe

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 wonderful on its own or alongside a salad BROWN RICE MUJADDARA RECIPE

Author: Nada E.
Recipe type: Main | Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Prep time:  5 mins | Cook time:  25 mins | Total time:  30 mins
Serves: 4-6

A simple classic of cumin-infused brown lentils and rice, wonderful on its own or alongside a salad.

Ingredients

1 cup brown lentils, washed and rinsed
1 cup brown rice
1 red onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
½-1 tbsp cumin powder
Sea salt to taste
½ tbsp olive oil
Spring onions or fried onions to garnish

Instructions

  1. In a a medium pot on moderate heat, sauté the onions and in olive oil for 3-5 minutes or until softened. Add the cumin and garlic and cook for an additional minute until fragrant.
  2. Add the rice, lentils and 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil then lower heat and cover, allowing to simmer and cook until all water is absorbed, about 20-25 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and additional cumin if desired. Do a quick taste test to ensure lentils and rice are cooked through. If needed, add another ½ cup of water and allow to cook until absorbed.
  4. Garnish with caramelised onions or fresh spring onions and serve.
Source: One Arab Vegan

Source Recipe: https://homemade-recipes.blogspot.com

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