Mujadarah ("lentils With Rice") Middle East, Palestine

Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

This is a really simple dish that is very satisfying, especially during Ramdan. My brothers never really got full off of just rice and beans, so I would always make fried chicken with this dish to fill their bellies :) Enjoy!

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  1. Combine lentils, water, salt, and pepper. Cook over medium heat for 7 minutes or until lentils are half cooked.
  2. Add rice and cumin. Cook until water is absorbed and rice is tender.
  3. Quarter and slive peeled onions. Fry in oil until dark brown. Drain the onions and reserve. Pour the cooked oil over the mujadarah. Mix well.
  4. Garnish with the onions. Enjoy :).