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  1. 3/4 c Brown rice (dry) - OR -

  2. 3/4 c Bulghur (dry)

  3. 1 c Lentils

  4. 1 lg Onion

  5. 1 t Cumin

  6. x Salt and pepper

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  1. ~ start 3/4 cup brown rice cooking; alternatively reserve that much uncooked bulghur - start 1 cup lentils cooking - dice and brown 1 large onion in some huge amount of olive oil (I used less than the 6 Tbs called for, which cuts down on the taste) - after 30 minutes of the lentils cooking, toss in the rice (drained) or bulghur, the onion, 1 tsp cumin [I've used twice as much and added some coriander as well], and some pepper and salt. simmer another 15 minutes - brown (caramellize) another diced onion - add the onion to the top of the lentil/grain mixture; let sit 10 minutes The dish has a good consistency. I’ve made this twice in the past week from George Lasalle’s ‘Orphanides: My Middle Eastern Cooking’; off the top of my head:

  2. From: (David B. Lewis). rfvc Digest V94 Issue #178 Aug.

  3. , 1994. Formatted by Sue Smith, S.Smith34, using MMCONV. —–


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