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Roasted Fennel with Lentils And Fried Onions Rice

See our Recipe for How to Make Baked Fennel with Lentil and Fried Onion Rice in 1 Hour and 15 Minutes with 30 Minutes of Preparation and 45 Mins of Cooking Time.

Ingredients for Rice with Lentils and Fried Onions and Baked Fennel

  • 200 g of American rice
  • 75 g boiled green lentils
  • 1 fennel root
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • Olive oil
  • Salt

How to Make Baked Fennel with Lentil and Fried Onion Rice?

  • Slice the root fennel thinly and place on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper. Add garlic, salt and olive oil and mix. Bake in a preheated 180 degree oven for 25 minutes.
  • Wash and drain the rice. In a non-stick saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and add the rice and a teaspoon of salt and cumin.
  • Stir fry the rice for a couple of minutes. Add 400 ml of hot water and mix. Close the lid and cook on medium-low heat until the water is absorbed. Remove from the stove and rest for 15 minutes.
  • Finely chop the onion and fry it in a frying pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil until it turns golden brown.
  • Add the fried onions and boiled green lentils to the rice and mix. Serve with roasted fennel.

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