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Lebanese Lentil/Rice Pilaf With Blackened Onions Recipe

Lebanese Lentil/Rice Pilaf With Blackened Onions Recipe

The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Lebanese Lentil/Rice Pilaf With Blackened Onions Recipe. Enjoy quick & easy recipes and learn how to make wonderful Lebanese Lentil/Rice Pilaf With Blackened Onions.

Serves 4
Preparation time: 25 mins
Total time: 55 mins


4 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
2 (14 ounce) cans vegetable broth
3/4 cup dried lentils, rinsed, picked over
3/4 cup long-grain white rice
2 large onions, sliced
3 tomatoes, quartered lengthwise
1 cucumber, peeled, cut into rounds
plain yogurt
chopped fresh mint


1 Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat.

2 Add chopped onion and next 4 ingredients; sauté until onion softens, about 4 minutes.
3 Add broth and lentils; bring to boil.
4 Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, 10 minutes.
5 Stir in rice; return to boil.
6 Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook until liquid is absorbed and rice and lentils are tender, about 15 minutes longer.
7 Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
8 Add sliced onions; sauté until soft and beginning to blacken, about 20 minutes.
9 Season pilaf to taste with salt and pepper.
10 Transfer to plates; top with blackened onions.
11 Place tomatoes and cucumber alongside.
12 Top pilaf with dollop of yogurt.
13 Sprinkle with mint.

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