Rice with Lentils

Timman wa ‘Adas/Kichri

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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Nutritionists in the West have recently discovered that lentils and rice eaten together is the kind of food good for you – each helps the other to do its best in the human digestive system. It looks as though this discovery had been made much earlier in the eastern regions of the globe. Wasn’t it a pottage of lentils and rice that Esau sold his birthright for? We even have a recipe for cooking it that goes back around eight centuries. Equal amounts of rice and lentils were cooked the same w