Mujaddara (sp?)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Brown rice (dry) - OR -
¾ cup Bulghur (dry)
1 cup Lentils
1 large Onion
1 teaspoon Cumin
x Salt & pepper

~ start ¾ cup brown rice cooking; alternatively reserve that much uncooked bulghur - start 1 cup lentils cooking - dice and brown 1 large onion in some huge amount of olive oil (I used less than the 6 Tbs called for, which cuts down on the taste) - after 30 minutes of the lentils cooking, toss in the rice (drained) or bulghur, the onion, 1 tsp cumin [I've used twice as much and added some coriander as well], and some pepper and salt. simmer another 15 minutes - brown (caramellize) another diced onion - add the onion to the top of the lentil/grain mixture; let sit

10 minutes

The dish has a good consistency. I've made this twice in the past week from George Lasalle's "Orphanides: My Middle Eastern Cooking"; off the top of my head:

From: dbl@... (David B. Lewis). rfvc Digest V94 Issue #178 Aug.

26, 1994. Formatted by Sue Smith, S.Smith34, TXFT40A@...

using MMCONV.

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