Middle Eastern Mujadara (Brown Rice and Lentils with Browned Onions) Recipe | Yummly

Middle Eastern Mujadara (Brown Rice and Lentils with Browned Onions)

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16Ingredients
40Minutes
390Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup brown basmati rice (rinsed)
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (divided)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup green lentils (picked through for stones and rinsed)
  • 2 3/4 cups boiling water (plus more if needed)
  • 1 yellow onions (large or 2 medium, thinly sliced)
  • 1/4 cup shelled pistachios (toasted, roughly chopped, you can also use almonds)
  • 1 handful golden raisins (or dried currants, optional)
  • 1 cup yogurt (unsweetened, vegan or dairy)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed or grated)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 handful fresh herbs (like mint, basil, or parsley, torn)
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt
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    NutritionView More

    390Calories
    Sodium18% DV420mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein22% DV11g
    Carbs18% DV55g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories390Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol<5mg2%
    Sodium420mg18%
    Potassium530mg15%
    Protein11g22%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate55g18%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Sugars11g22%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium10%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(1)

    Maryam 3 months ago
    next time i plan to add more spice. and the lentils took longer to cook than normal, i had them on top of the rice.

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