koushry (rice & lentils)

Categories
Side dish
African
Rice
Vegetarian
Yield
4 servings
MeasureIngredient
1 cup Dark lentils
1 cup Long-grain rice
1 teaspoon Salt
3 mediums Onions, chopped
2 tablespoons Oil

Put lentils & rice in separate pots. Pour enough boiling water over the lentils to cover them. Add 1½ c boiling water to rice. Simmer both pots, covered, over low heat for 20 minutes. Drain & combine in one large pot. Addsalt & another ½ c water. Cover & simmer 15 to 20 minutes until both rice & lentils are tender.

Meanwhile, fry the onions in oil until golden. Stir them into the rice before serving.

"The Africa News Cookbook"

Submitted By MARK SATTERLY On 12-07-94

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