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Appears in
The Cuisine of Life: Recipes and Stories of the New Food Entrepreneurs of Turkey

By Center for International Private Enterprise

Published 2019

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Mujaddara can be served at every meal, no matter the season. This vegetarian dish is easy and inexpensive to prepare; the lentils are a great source of iron and protein.

This version is made with bulgur, but rice is another common way to make it. Caramelized onion provides the signature flavor of mujaddara. According to Maha’s father, mujaddara is a staple food for soldiers during their military service. It also makes for a versatile, pantry-friendly dish — serve it with roasted veg