Mejadra, Rice with Lentils
Mejadra, Rice with Lentils might be just the side dish you are searching for. Watching your figure? This gluten free and vegan recipe has 292 calories, 10g of protein, and 4g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 8. This recipe covers 11% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of onions, ground cumin, oil, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. SunRice Rice & Lentils) + A Giveaway, Mejadra from 'Jerusalem, and Lentils and Rice.
Cook the lentils in water until they soften, about 30 minutes.
Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and fry the onions until golden.
Add the lentils and season with cumin, salt, and pepper.
Add the rice and stir-fry for a minute or two until the rice grains turn opaque.
Add 3 cups boiling water, bring to a boil, lower the heat, cover and cook for 20 minutes. Turn off the heat, fluff with a fork, cover, and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Before serving, fry the onion rings in oil until brown and crisp and arrange over the mejadra.