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    Koshari. Photo by bonitabanana

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    1 hrs

    10 mins

    50 mins

    Rivin's Note:

    It is from Egypt.

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    1. 1
      First cook the lentils in 2 cups water.
    2. 2
      Then bring to a boil and simmer for about 15 minutes.
    3. 3
      when the lentils have cooked add the rice, then simmer until the rice is done.
    4. 4
      Begin to cook the other pasta in an other pot, strain when finished.
    5. 5
      Then fry the onions and garlic until golden brown.
    6. 6
      Then add the chili pepper and tomatoes and let simmer until a sauce like consistency is noticed, then add the onions and garlic to the sauce.
    7. 7
      Then set pasta on a plate and top it with the sauce.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 26, 2010


      i was not sure if we were going to like this recipe or not, but it turned out to be one of those dishes that my partner could not stop eating -- that does not happen often -- thanks for sharing

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    • on December 05, 2009


      Pretty Good! I'll make it again!

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    • on January 26, 2007


      i remeber buying koshari on the streets of ciaro, which was always fun. this recipe is very authentic and really easy to follow. my husband and i both really enjoyed it. thats for posting this one.

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    Nutritional Facts for Koshari

    Serving Size: 1 (280 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 505.5
    Calories from Fat 13
    Total Fat 1.5 g
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 16.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 101.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 18.4 g
    Sugars 5.7 g
    Protein 21.7 g

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