• 1 cup dry lentils, rinsed
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ¾ cup white basmati rice, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 white onions, sliced
  • water as needed

Step 1

Soak the lentils in 2½ cups water. In a sauce pan, add salt, cumin, and garlic powder and simmer over low heat until softened.

Step 2

Add rice and olive oil. Cover the pot and continue cooking until the lentils and rice are tender.

Step 3

Heat the cooking oil in a skillet over medium heat, add onions and fry until brown. Add the onions to the rice and lentil mixture. Serve hot.