Kosari (Koshari)

A recipe from our neighboring Egypt, actual dietary dynamite! Vegetarian, with legumes, rice, pasta and oriental herbs! From radicio.com

 

ingredients (for fried onions):

onions : 1 kilogram, peeled and cut slices

Salt: 2 teaspoons

Ελαιόλαδο : 1/2 mug

ingredients (for kosari):

Pasta (coral): 1 mug

Salt, pepper: as needed

Lentils: 1 mug

Garlic: 4 cloves chopped

cilantro: 1 1/2 teaspoon grated

Cumin: 1 teaspoon grated

Cinnamon: 3/4 teaspoon grated

Nutmeg: 1/4 teaspoon grated

hot paprika: 1/4 teaspoon

Tomato sauce: 2 mugs

cooked chickpeas: 2 mugs

Basmati rice: 1 mug

Vinegar: 1 tablespoon

 

chopped parsley: 3 tablespoons (optional)

 

Implementation:

Salted onions, stir and leave little time to draw their liquid. the dry. Put in pan or saucepan olive oil and heat over high heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring regularly, to get dark brown color. Take them out with a slotted spoon and place on absorbent paper. The oil holding it, You will use the course.

Put plenty of water into the pot to boil. Add 2 teaspoons salt and pasta and cook al dente. Strain, Rinse with cold water and place in bowl.

Put in pot 4 water and cups 1 teaspoon salt to boil. When you boil add the lentils and simmer until just tender, 17 minutes. Drain and keep.

Since the oil that kept, you put 2 tablespoons in pan, along with a clove of garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/3 of the remaining spices and cook over moderate heat for 1 minute. Add the tomato sauce and chickpeas and simmer until sauce thickens, 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and keep warm.

Put the rice in a bowl and cover with water. Let 10 – 15 minutes then drain. Rinse with plenty of water, to leave as much as possible starch. drain.

Put the remaining oil from onions in pot, the remaining garlic, the remaining spices and cook for 2 minutes. Add the rice and cook, stirring, 3 minutes. Add 2 water and cups 1/2 teaspoon salt and allow to boil. Add the lentils, reduce heat and let simmer, until water is absorbed, about 12 minutes.

Remove from heat, add pasta, cover the pot and let 10 minutes “tie” The tastes.

Put the chickpeas with tomato again to fire, add vinegar, salt and pepper if needed and when boil, the downloading..

Pour the rice with lentils and pasta dish, above chickpeas and put end fried onions. If desired sprinkle with parsley.

 

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