Mujadrah - Lentils and Rice Recipe

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Mujadrah - Lentils and Rice
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  1. Sauté lentils briefly.
  2. Cover with 3 cups water/stock.
  3. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer for 10-15 minutes while sautéing onions (and garlic if using cloves) till transparent or a little brown.
  4. Add rice to onions and sauté for a moment.
  5. Transfer onions and rice to lentils and add water to cover.
  6. Add lemon juice, spices to taste, stir.
  7. Bring to simmer, cover, let cook approximately 40-45 minutes (will take less time if using white rice) stirring occasionally.
  8. Add more lemon juice, spices if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 227.89 Kcal (954 kJ)
Calories from fat 31.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.46g 5%
Sodium 40.37mg 2%
Potassium 465.18mg 10%
Total Carbs 40.54g 14%
Sugars 6.59g 26%
Dietary Fiber 10.3g 41%
Protein 9.1g 18%
Vitamin C 10.2mg 17%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Calcium 33.3mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 117.37 Kcal (491 kJ)
Calories from fat 16.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.78g 5%
Sodium 20.79mg 2%
Potassium 239.59mg 10%
Total Carbs 20.88g 14%
Sugars 3.39g 26%
Dietary Fiber 5.3g 41%
Protein 4.69g 18%
Vitamin C 5.3mg 17%
Iron 1.8mg 19%
Calcium 17.2mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4
  • 5

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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