lentils and rice with fried onions (mujadarrah)

lentils and rice with fried onions (mujadarrah)
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large white onion, sliced into rings
  • 1 1/3 cups uncooked green lentils
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt or sour cream (optional)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onions, and cook about 10 minutes, until browned. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  2. Place lentils in a medium saucepan with enough lightly salted water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer about 15 minutes.
  3. Stir rice and enough water to cover into the saucepan with the lentils. Season with salt and pepper. Cover saucepan, and continue to simmer 15 to 20 minutes, until rice and lentils are tender.
  4. Mix half the onions into the lentil mixture. Top with yogurt or sour cream and remaining onions to serve.

03/27/2017
lentils and rice with fried onions (mujadarrah), recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

Comment on this content
rosemary and goat cheese crostini with walnuts and honey
rosemary and goat cheese crostini with walnuts and honey
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Place baguette..
4.5
81
ginger beer
ginger beer
Finely shred ginger into a bowl. Zest lemons and add zest to..
37
asparagus summer soup
asparagus summer soup
Cut asparagus stalks into 1-inch pieces; reserve tips in a b..
46
caribbean sangria
caribbean sangria
Place orange slices, peach slices, lemon slices, and lime sl..
30
japanese-mexican fusion quesadillas
japanese-mexican fusion quesadillas
Combine soy sauce, sugar, ginger, and garlic in a large bowl..
43
kentucky fruit filling
kentucky fruit filling
Cut orange into sections, and remove the seeds. Grind the s..
39
party cake
party cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly greas..
52
banbury tarts
banbury tarts
Chop the figs as fine as possible, measure to 1 cup, and pou..
43
california/mexican cauliflower rice with avocado and kale
california/mexican cauliflower rice with avocado and kale
Place cauliflower florets in a food processor; pulse into ri..
41
Lentils and Rice with TVP
Lentils and Rice with TVP
Combine lentils with 3 cups of water in a large saucepan and..
186
rice and lentils from a rice cooker
rice and lentils from a rice cooker
Rinse rice, lentils, and barley thoroughly and mix in a rice..
32
Whole Rice and Lentils (Majadara)
Whole Rice and Lentils (Majadara)
Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat; cook and stir onio..
162
Adas Polow (Persian Rice and Lentils)
Adas Polow (Persian Rice and Lentils)
Place the rice in a bowl, and cover with water. Soak the ric..
176
Green Lentils and Rice Assyrian Style
Green Lentils and Rice Assyrian Style
Place the lentils into a pot and cover with the water. Bring..
138
french fried onions
french fried onions
Soak onions in milk for 5 minutes.Combine flour, garlic powd..
28
Pan-Fried Asparagus with Onions
Pan-Fried Asparagus with Onions
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high..
445