Red Majadra

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מג'דרה אדומה

Red majadra is majadra with orange lentils and chopped tomato. It’s easy to make, tasty and filling - and recommended as a light dinner or as an addition to a great meal!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 Cup Rice
  • 1 Cup Orange lentils
  • 1 Large & Ripe Tomato
  • 1 Large Onion
  • Small amount Canola Oil
  • 1 2/3 Cup Boiling Water
  • As Needed Salt
  • As Needed Ground Black Pepper
  • As Needed Water


  • Rinse the lentils well and good. Put in a pot with water and then cover the lentils. Bring to a boil and cook over a low heat to soften (something like half an hour).
  • Meanwhile wash the rice very well and put on the side to dry.
  • Chop the onion and tomato.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of canola oil and fry the onion until golden.
  • Add the tomatoes and fry.
  • Add the rice and fry for another minute, continually stirring.
  • Add the boiling water.
  • Add the salt and pepper.
  • Reduce heat to a minimum and close the lid and cook for 18 minutes.
  • When the rice and lentils are ready, unite them and mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Simple as that!
  • Enjoy!

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