Mdardara (lentil and Rice Pilaf)

Recipe by BigFatMomma
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak rice in hot water (not the 5 cups above--separate water) for 15 minutes, drain.
  • Stir fry onions in oil until golden brown, set aside to crisp and drain.
  • In the same pot, reserve 1 tbsp of the oil add water and lentils, and boil until lentils are tender, but still a little firm.
  • Add the rice, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil again.
  • Lower the heat and simmer until the water is absorbed.
  • Serve hot or cold.
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