Ingredients

  • 7 ounces green lentils (soaked in water for 1 hour, drained)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 onions (medium, 1 roughly chopped, 2 finely sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 1/4 ounces long grain rice
  • flatbread (to serve)
  • lemon wedges (to serve)

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, cover lentils with enough water to come 2 inches above lentils. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 mins, until just tender.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat 1 tbsp oil over medium heat. Cook chopped onion, stirring, for 3 mins, until soft and starting to brown. Add spices and rice. Cook for 1 min then add lentils along with cooking liquid and 3 cups water. Season. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook for 20-25 mins, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Season.
  3. Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook sliced onions, stirring, for 8 mins, until soft and golden. Distribute rice and lentil mixture between serving bowls. Top with fried onions. Serve with flatbread and lemon wedges.
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NutritionView more

300Calories
Sodium2%DV50mg
Fat9%DV6g
Protein24%DV12g
Carbs17%DV52g
Fiber52%DV13g

PER SERVING *

Calories300Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat6g9%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium50mg2%
Potassium480mg14%
Protein12g24%
Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate52g17%
Dietary Fiber13g52%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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