anoush’ella’s Mudjadara – Lentil rice with Labne


1 cup lentil

1/2 cup rice

2 medium onions chopped

2 medium onions sliced

1/2 cup avocado oil + some to fry the sliced onions

1 tsp salt

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1 tsp cumin

3-4 cups water

Wash the lentils with cold water then add it to a pot and boil with the 4 cups of water on medium heat about 15 minutes. When the lentils are soft add the washed rice, add the salt and cumin to it and cook for another 15min on low heat until the water is absorbed.

In the meantime, heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the chopped onions until golden, then add them to the cooked rice and lentil and mix in gently.

Next, add some oil in a frying pan and now add the sliced onion. Fry until golden brown and crisp. Add the fried onion to top the dish of the lentil rice transferred to a serving platter for extra flavor and decoration.

Serve it with Armenian salad, pickles and labne.


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