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African   -   Lentils And Rice (Koshary) (Egypt)   adapted from Sephardic Cooking by Copeland Marks

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion -- finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Lentils
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 2 Cups Raw Rice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
Directions Heat oil in pan, add onion and fry for 3 minutes. Add lentils, water, pepper and cumin. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Add 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Add rice and salt and continue to boil. Then reduce heat to low, cover the pan, simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 10 minutes. Serve.
Serves 8
Time to Make 0:00

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