Our Recipe for Unity



Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


For the Caramelized Onion

  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions thinly sliced

For the Mujaddara

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup lentils
  • 1 1/2 cup long grain rice
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt


For the Caramelized onion

  1. Heat olive oil over in a pan over medium heat. Cook onions until brown and golden. Set aside.

For the Mujaddara

  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Sauté onion until golden brown.
  2. Add in lentils and cook for two to three minutes.
  3. Add rice, cumin and cinnamon to the lentils. Stir well so everything is completely combined.
  4. Pour water into the pot with salt, bring to simmer and let it cook for about 30-40 minutes until the lentil and rice is completely cooked.
  5. Mix the lentils and rice with caramelized onion and serve with plain yogurt and salad.

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