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Lebanese Lentils Rice Recipe

Lebanese Lentils Rice is a popular Lebanese Main
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On :
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Lebanese Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - basmati Rice
  • 1 brown Onion
  • 1 cup - brown lentils (canned /cooked)
  • 1 tbsp - Olive oil + 2 tsp extra
  • 1 tsp - roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - crushed black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 tsp - Lemon juice
  • salt, to taste
  • How to Make Lebanese Lentils Rice:

    1. Wash basmati rice and cook it in Boiled water (salt added) till it's 90% done.
    2. Drain the excess water and rinse with fresh water.
    3. Caramelize onions in a saucepan and keep it aside.
    4. Heat olive oil in a deep pan and add brown lentils. Saute it for a minute.
    5. Add rice along with all the spices into it. Mix well and cook it for 2-3 more minutes.
    6. Turn off the heat and mix half of the caramelized onions in a pan.
    7. Transfer it to a serving bowl and sprinkle remaining caramelized onions on top.
    8. Drizzle lemon juice over the bowl and serve hot with a yogurt dip.
    9. Recipe Courtesy: My Own Food Court


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