Mjadra - Lentils and Rice

Recipe by LifeIsGood
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    cups water
  • 1
    cup rinsed lentils
  • 1
    cup uncooked rice (I use brown rice)
  • 1
    medium onion, julienned
  • 14
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine water and lentils and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Add rice to the boiling water, keeping the lentils in the pot, and boil for 15 minutes - until the rice starts to bubble at the top. Stir occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, saute strips of onion in olive oil and add to rice and lentils.
  • Stir in salt and pepper, to taste. You definitely will need the salt and pepper. You may need to experiment with the amount.
  • Simmer this mixture for about another 5 minutes.
  • Eat as is or serve with a salad (as described in the intro.).
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