Fakorizo ( Lentils With Rice)

Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

A traditional dish very healthy and full of proteins. I make it more like a pilaf but with more water you can make it like a soup. Of course you can also add some vegetables such as carrots, potatoes...

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  1. Boil the lentils in a pot with plenty of water until tender.Drain.
  2. Heat the olive oil and put the onion and the garlic and cook until transucent. Then add the rice and the lentils. Add 2 cup of water, (or more if you prefer the soup). With the 2 cups of water is more like a pilaf as you can see from the photos.
  3. Add the tomato paste.
  4. Season to taste.
  5. Cook for 40-50 minutes.