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Can you cook mujadara in an Instant Pot?
Mujadara (Lentils and Rice Recipe) Ingredients The main ingredients of mujadara are lentils, rice and onions. Since you can cook them all in the Instant Pot, it is an easy, one pot meal that is easy to make. For this Instant Pot lentils and rice recipe, I use basmati rice and green or brown lentils, depending on what I have on hand.
Is Instant Pot lentils & rice (mujadara) vegan?
Instant Pot Lentils & Rice (Mujadara) is the perfect healthy vegan meal. Lentils and rice cooked with fragrant spices and topped with caramelized onions. You will love this one-pot version where you don’t have to cook lentils and rice separately. This vegan and gluten free dish is also budget friendly and nutritious.
How to cook lentils and rice in Instant Pot?
Instructions Rinse and soak the brown lentils for 1 hour in warm water. Heat the instant pot in saute mode and add 1 tbsp of oil in it. Add 1 tbsp of oil to the instant pot. Stir in the lentils and water. Add the rice and stir well. Cook on Rice mode. Fluff the lentils and rice with a fork.
How to cook lentils in a crock pot?
While the lentils are simmering, heat oil in a wide, shallow, heavy bottomed pot or dutch oven and saute the shallots, stirring often until golden and caramelized. Remove half and set aside. Drain the lentils and add it along with rice, spices, salt, water to the pot.