Lebanese Mujadara

lebanese fried rice with crispy lentils, sweet caramelized onions and yogurt

  • 30 min
Vegetarian
Gluten Free
Mujadara is a type of Lebanese fried rice with lentils and caramelized onions. We added raisins, cilantro, radishes and plain yogurt. It’s a fried rice like you've never seen before.

Allergens: Sesame, Dairy, Gluten, Mustard, Nut, Sulphite, Wheat
Recipe 2601

Ingredients

5 g
Cilantro
20 g
Sultana Raisins
3/4 cup(s)
Basmati Rice
2
Radish(es)
2 ml
Ground Cinnamon (pre-mixed)
7 ml
Cumin (pre-mixed)
6 ml
Ground Coriander (pre-mixed)
1/2
Red Onion(s)
1/2 cup(s)
Yogurt
14 g
Honey
1/2
Lemon(s)
540 ml
Brown Lentils
2 tbsp
Vegetable Oil (not included)
Nutritional facts
Per serving
Amount / Serving
Calories
483 kcal
Total fat
3 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Sodium
411 mg
Total Carbohydrate
100 g
Fiber
8 g
Sugar
12 g
Proteins
17 g

Instructions

Recipe 2601, Step 1
1

Cook the rice

Bring a pot with 1 cup of water to a boil (double for 4 ppl.).

Pour the rice and raisins, cover and cook over low heat for 10-12 minutes. Drain if needed.

Recipe 2601, Step 2
2

Fry the lentils

Drain and rinse the lentils and dry as much as possible on a paper towel. Heat a generous drizzle of oil in a pan over medium high heat. Fry the lentils 6-8 minutes until they become a little crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer to a paper towel.

Recipe 2601, Step 3
3

Setup

Meanwhile, thinly slice the radish and the onion. Chop the cilantro. Zest the lemon.

Recipe 2601, Step 4
4

Cook the onion

Reduce heat to medium and add the onion and honey to the same pan as the lentils. Cook 6-8 minutes. Add salt and pepper.

Recipe 2601, Step 5
5

Make the fried rice

Add the rice, spices and lentils and cook over medium high heat for 3-4 minutes. Adjust seasoning to taste. Add the zest.

Recipe 2601, Step 6
6

Plate your dish

Serve the rice and garnish with the yogurt, radish and cilantro. Bon appétit!