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Mojadara, 2 Cups Recipe

Looking for an easy Mojadara, 2 cups recipe? Learn how to make Mojadara, 2 cups using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by littlestbirds

Makes 1 serving



Delectable Middle Eastern dish with rice, lentils, and caramelized onions. Often served with plain yogurt on the side, which is not included in this recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Mojadara, 2 cups

1/3 onion
1 cup lentils
1 cup long grain white rice
0.08 teaspoon pepper
1/4 tablespoon ground cumin

Recipe Directions for Mojadara, 2 cups

  1. Toast the onions: Peel two of the onions, cut in half lengthwise and then into 3/4-inch-thick slices.

  2. Cook in oil over medium-high heat in saute pan with a heavy bottom until onions are dark golden brown, 10 minutes or more. Stir occasionally so they cook evenly and don't burn.

  3. Remove using slotted spoon, leaving oil in pan; drain onions well on paper towels.

  4. Cook lentils and rice: Peel and chop remaining onions.

  5. Rinse lentils.

  6. Sauté onion in olive oil (replenish as needed) until tender.

  7. Add lentils and stir to coat.

  8. Add water and stir in seasonings; bring to boil. Simmer about 10 minutes, until tender.

  9. Rinse rice and add to lentils. Cook about 25 minutes until rice is done.

  10. Presentation: Serve, sprinkled with toasted onions.

Categories

Beans, Rice, Vegetables, Main Dish, Middle Eastern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 394.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
457
Calories from Fat
13
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.5g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
476mg
20%
Potassium
868mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
88.8g
30%
Dietary Fiber
16.9g
68%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
22.7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 8% Iron 53%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
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