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Mujadara Rice

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2


  • Pressure cooker


  • ½ cup rice
  • ½ cup whole lentils (whole masoor)
  • 1 onion
  • 2-3 pods garlic
  • ½ tsp salt free, non-GMO soup powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves for garnish
  • 2 cups water
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the rice and lentil mix in water and keep aside for 30 mins.
  • In a pressure cooker add some oil and saute the onions and garlic until they are golden brown.
  • Add the rice and dal mix followed by 2 cups of water.
  • Now add the salt, soup powder, and spices.
  • Close the lid of the pressure cooker and take 2 whistles. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with Israeli cut salad and some Greek yogurt as sides.