Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Lentils with Bulgur - Moudardara

1 / 2 cup brown lentils 
1 cup coarse grit bulgur (wheat) 
2 medium onions
1 tablespoon butter or ghee
1 tablespoon olive oil 
1 1/2 teaspoon salt 
3 cups water

Clean and wash the lentils and set on fire with two cups water and simmer for 20 minutes till its tender. Add the bulgur to the lentils. Fry finely chopped onion in  butter and oil until brown. Pour  the onions over the lentil and bulgur and add a cup of hot water. Leave  on the fire until cooked. Fry chopped onion rings to garnish the dish (if desired). You can prepare as a side of yogurt mixed with dried mint powder, cucumber cubes and ice cubes.