Recipe serves: 4-6

Majadara - rice with lentils and onions

2 each large onion, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp oil
3 cup water
½ cup green lentils
1 cup Basmati rice
1 tsp salt
tsp black pepper

Preparation steps:
  1. Saute the onions in a non-stick pan until dark brown.
  2. In a medium pot boil the water. Add lentils and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Add rice, fried onions, salt and black pepper. Mix the ingredients in the pot.
  4. Bring to simmer again, and cook on low heat for additional 25-30 minutes.
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  • Long grain white rice or jasmine rice
    can be used instead of the Basmati rice.
    Reduce cooking time to 20-25 minutes.