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Mojadara is a delicious recipe in which rice and lentils are cooked together along with many other ingredients. Learn how to make/prepare Mujadarra by following this easy recipe.

Mojadara Recipe
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• 1 Cup brown lentils, washed
• 1 Cup long-grain rice, washed
• 4 tbsp Olive oil
• 1/2 tsp Black pepper
• 1/2 tsp Ground turmeric
• 1 tbsp Ground cumin
• 4 Large onions, sliced
• Vegetable oil for deep-frying
• 1-1/2 Cups warm water
• 2 tsp Salt
• Plain yogurt
How to make Mojadara:
Take a big saucepan and heat water in it.
Add lentils to it and bring it to a boil.
Remove pan from the heat and set aside for 10 minutes.
Rinse it under running water and drain.
In a heavy pan, heat oil and fry rice and lentils on medium heat for 2 minutes, till grains are well coated.
Add salt, pepper, cumin, turmeric and warm water to it and bring it to a boil on high heat, stirring occasionally.
Cover the pan tightly, reduce the heat to low and cook for about 10 minutes.
Deep-fry the sliced onion in 2 batches in hot oil till caramelized, keep stirring.
Garnish Mojadara with the fried onions.
Serve it with yogurt.

Brown Rice  |  Lentils  |  Rice

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