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lebanese lentil stew (mujaddara)


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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 90 minutes

Servings: 6


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Step 1

Put lentils in pot with 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil and cook for 30-45 minutes while prepping other ingredients

Step 2

Finely dice the onions and place in the skillet with olive oil

Step 3

See video above, caramelize thee onions until very brown and until they begin to clump together

Step 4

Remove from heat and immediately add water to stop the onions from cooking **USE CAUTION SINCE IT MAY SPLATTER WHEN THE WATER HITS THE HOT OIL!!!

Step 5

Add the onion mixture and rice and spices to the cooking lentils

Step 6

Simmer on medium heat for 45 minutes or until rice is tender and it is a thick consistency

Step 7

Enjoy with Lebanese flat bread!