Koshari (National Dish of Egypt) Recipe

Koshari (National Dish of Egypt) Recipe

The national dish of Egypt.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 cup medium grain rice
  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • 2 cups small macaroni
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 garlic clove, quartered
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Salt to taste
  • For the Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced finely
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 (15 oz) can unseasoned tomato sauce (cooked/pureed tomatoes)
  • 2 tsp baharat spice blend ( see recipe here )
  • ¼ teaspoon red chile flakes (omit if you dislike spicy hot)
  • 1 tbs red wine vinegar
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Crispy Onion Garnish:
  • 2 large onions, finely sliced
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans
Read the whole recipe on The Daring Gourmet