Oops! My basmati NEVER turned white and it was crunchy..not good at all. Thank you! Add the onion and … The cooking time will be about 30 minutes. Leave to rest for 10 minutes, then fluff up with a fork and stir in half the fried onions. When nicely browned, remove onions with a slotted spoon, and then fry the rest of the onions. allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/12299/lentils-with-rice--mujaddara-.aspx Add salt, to taste, and bring to the boil and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Towards the end of the cooking, when onions are beginning to brown, stir constantly to stop them from burning. Both worked exceptionally well!) Once tender, remove the rice from the heat, cover with a clean tea towel and place a lid tightly on top. are fabulous! The crispy onions will keep in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 12 hours. We'll be making this one again. We have to credit Ottolenghi with introducing us to this comforting Arab dish, to which we’ve added a garlicky yogurt side. I guess I must have done something wrong. Stir in the onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened, about 5 minutes. This Middle-Eastern side dish is a very simple but hugely tasty combination of fried onions, lentils and rice. My basmati NEVER turned white and it was crunchy..not good at all. Set aside on a plate lined with kitchen paper. Stir once, then cover and reduce heat further to low. MUJADDARA RECIPE (LC14241) - Mujaddara consists of cooked lentils & rice, and garnished with sautéed caramalized onions served with turnip pickle. While the lentils are cooking, make the caramelised onions. Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll send you a link to reset your password. Gently toss them all together. Bring the rice mixture to the boil; cover and reduce heat to medium-low for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil in the pan over medium heat. Rinse lentils, strain and place in a large pot with 5 cups of water. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Something went wrong. Add salt, to taste, and bring to the boil and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Very nice recipe, combining everything I like in one: lentils are always a nice change from other beans and legumes; as a Barbadian-American, rice is a staple in our menu -- Basmati's popcorn-like flavor is just an added boost; and caramelized onions (the miracle vegetable!) When the rice is ready, stir in the caramelised onion and season with salt. Drain and set aside. Bring mixture to a boil, simmer and … Cook the lentils according to the pack instructions for a couple of minutes less than the time stated … Delicious magazine is a part of Eye to Eye Media Ltd. Now you can stay up to date with all the latest news, recipes and offers. We'll be making this one again. In a large Dutch oven or soup pot, combine the garlic, bay leaves, cumin, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the salt … Heat the cooking oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook the onions in the oil until browned, 7 to 10 … Melt butter in a saucepan and add the spices. Meanwhile, rinse the rice in cold water until water comes out clear. Read about our approach to external linking.  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada), This is So yummy! I had to put Pink Himalayan Salt and Garlic to have any taste. You must be logged in to rate a recipe, click here to login.