Green Lentil and Brown Basmati Rice Mujadara

Mujadara made from brown rice, green lentils and onion that is gluten-free and vegan - a wonderful and healthy vegan addition to any meal

  • AdditionsType
  • EasyDifficulty
  • 30-60 minPrep. Time
  • 9Serving/Unit


Green lentil, 1 cup
Brown basmati rice, 1 cup
Olive oil, 3 tablespoons
extra virgin - for frying
Onion, 1 medium unit
Garlic, 3 cloves
Salt, 1/2 flat teaspoon
Ground nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin, 1 flat teaspoon
Water, as needed


1. Soak the green lentils overnight in plenty of water and strain. Also soak the basmati rice with water for about two hours and strain.
2. Cook the lentils in a pot with a lot of water (about 3 cups), and when they are soft (after 30 minutes) strain.
3. Cook the brown basmati rice in double the amount of water (about 2 cups), until it is soft and ready to eat (about 40 minutes - depending on the pot and the heat).
4. In a pan, fry the onion and garlic in oil until it turns slightly brown, add the seasoning, rice and lentils, and mix everything together in a pan for a few minutes to blend flavors.
5. Taste, if necessary fix seasoning and serve hot a tasty vegan mujadara!
6. Bon appetite (:

Total time: 1-2 days

The preparation method also includes soaking and frying. The preparation method also includes frying. The spices in the recipe are according to personal taste.

Nutritional Values Serving/Unit 100 Grams
Calories 158 cal 284 cal
Proteins 7 g 12 g
Carbohydrates 26 g 46 g
Fat 4 g 7 g
The nutritional values appearing on this website are intended to provide general information only, and do not constitute a recommendation, a substitute for consulting a specialist or receiving medical advice.
Michal Dinar Recipe by Michal Dinar
Green Lentil and Brown Basmati Rice Mujadara
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