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Active time
15 minutes
Total time
9 hours, 15 minutes
6 servings

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 ½ cups brown lentils

½ cup short grain brown rice

4 cloves garlic

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1 teaspoon allspice

½ teaspoon cinnamon

¼ teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon salt

5 ½ cups water


Optional garnishes for serving: fresh parsley, plain yogurt or labneh

  1. Grease the inside of a large slow cooker with 1 tablespoon oil. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook on low for 8-9 hours, stirring once or twice throughout.
  2. Taste and adjust seasoning. Top with fresh parsley or plain yogurt (or labneh) before serving, if desired.

An Oldways recipe, courtesy of Kelly Toups

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