Monday, February 25, 2008

Fedai's Mujadara Dish


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 large onions, halved, and sliced thinly
  • 1 cup brown lentils, washed and drained thoroughly
  • 1 1/2 cups long grain rice, washed and drained thoroughly
  • Water
  • 1 teas. Ground allspice
  • 1 teas. Ground coriander
  • 1 teas. each Salt and pepper
  1. Heat oil in pan, add onions and fry until golden brown.
  2. Remove half the onions to a plate covered with absorbent paper to drain and become crisp.
  3. Wash Rice several times.
  4. Cover with cold water, set aside for 30 minutes. Drain well
  5. Meanwhile, put lentils in a pan cover with 2 1/2 cups of water. Simmer; uncovered for 25 minutes or just until tender.
  6. Add rice, spices, salt, pepper, and the remaining onions. Bring to a boil. Lower temperature, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Garnish with crisp brown onions.
  8. Serve hot or cold with yogurt or a salad.

Yumm O!Fedai

3 comments:

Summer said...

Hi, i think i remember reading your blog before...i lost the link to it somehow but i found it again tonight...happy to see you posting recipes...i am not sure if you had seen my cooking blog, http://mimicooks.com
with my cooking videos too?
have a wonderful evening

Reeshiez said...

Hi Summer,

Thanks for visiting my blog again. I visit your blog a lot! Love the pictures and the video! I actually made one of your beef recipes a couple of months ago. It turned out really good!

Anonymous said...

thanks amigo! great post!