Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

More than just lentils and rice, this dish was tossed together from the grains and beans in my pantry. I followed a Mujadarra recipe to build it. Substitute anything you've got, and remember to adjust your water to bean/grain ratios accordingly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onions in olive oil until onions are golden.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Bring 1 ½ cup water to a boil.
  4. Add the hard red winter wheat berries, stir, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes.
  5. Add more water if necessary.
  6. After 45 minutes, add wild rice, green lentils and 2 ½ cups water.
  7. Stir, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  8. After 20 minutes, add red lentils, mung beans, half the onions, all the spices, and 1 ¼ cup water.
  9. Stir, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes.
  10. Serve over a bed of onions, garnish with yogurt, cucumber, green onion and mint.
  11. Serve with pita bread.