Sunday, November 24, 2013

Mudardara with Prunes and Orange Peels Recipe

Photo: Mudardara with Prunes and Orange
Peels Recipe

Cuisine: Arabic
Category: Levant
Serves: 6 persons
Difficulty: Easy
Cost: Cheap

Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 45 minutes


2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon or 20 g

4 cups water or 1 liter, hot

2 cups green lentil or 350 g, washed and drained

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion or 125 g, sliced

1 cup prunes or 150 g, seeded and roughly chopped

1½ cups american rice or 300 g, soaked for 1 hour and drained

1 teaspoon ground cumin

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

2 tablespoons dried orange peel


Place the MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon , water and the green lentil in a medium rice pot and bring to boil. Cover and simmer over a low heat for 10 minutes or until lentil is halfway cooked. Drain lentils reserving both Stock & Lentils separately.

Heat Olive Oil in a medium pot, fry Onion for 2 minutes, then add the Prunes and sauté for another 2 min or until onion becomes golden in color.

Add soaked Rice, Coriander Powder, and Cinnamon powder and Orange Peels and stir for few seconds. Add 3 cups or 750 ml 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.

Serve hot or cold as a salad.

Nutritional Information Per Portion of 300g
Energy : 479.00 Kcal
Protein : 19.00 g
Carbohydrate : 85.00 g
Fats : 7.00 g

Adopted from Nestle Family

More Arabic Food Recipes:

Prawns and Lentil Soup
Spinach with rice
Lamb Kofte with Garlic Yogurt Sauce
Peas with rice (Bazella W Riz)    
Garlic Chicken and Potatoes
Lamb fatteh

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