M'jadrah -- Lebanese Rice and Lentils

Recipe by Sackville
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak the rice in boiling water for 20-30 minutes, then wash 3-4 times by rubbing the rice together between your palms.
  • Drain or squeeze dry with your hands.
  • Also sift through the lentils and remove any stones or foreign matter.
  • Wash, put in a pot with the water and bring to a boil.
  • Add the salt, cover and simmer for about 35 minutes until partly cooked.
  • Add the rice, re-cover and simmer for another 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan and brown the onion rings.
  • Stir into the rice andlentils.
  • The dish should not be dry but the rice shouldn't be mushy either.
  • It's better a little underdone than overcooked.
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