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6 cups water or 1500 ml

2¼ cups green lentil or 400 g, washed and drained

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion or 125 g, sliced

2 cubes MAGGI® Vegetable Bouillon

1 cup american rice or 200 g, soaked for 1 hour and drained

1 teaspoon ground cumin or 200 g

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


Place the water and the green lentil in a medium saucepan and bring to boil. Cover and simmer over a low heat for 10 minutes or until lentil is halfway cooked. Drain lentil from water and place lentil in a large platter aside (keep the lentil stock aside too).

Warm olive oil in a medium pot, fry onion for 4 minutes or until onion becomes golden in color. Add MAGGI Vegetable Stock, soaked rice and the spices and stir for few seconds. Add 2 ½ cups or 625ml from the reserved lentil stock and the boiled lentil.

Bring to boil with constant stirring. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice and lentil are completely cooked and water is completely evaporated.

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Nutritional Information Per Portion of 300g
Energy : 319.00 Kcal
Protein : 16.00 g
Carbohydrate : 53.00 g
Fats : 5.10 g
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