Nutty rice and lentil salad


Nutty rice and lentil salad

Ingredients 10
Servings 3-4
Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 15
    ml
    oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 30
    ml
    brown sugar
  • 45
    ml
    rice vinegar
  • 2
    cans, brown lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 2
    sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 15
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 500-750
    ml
    cooked rice
  • 45
    ml
    chopped fresh coriander
  • 45
    ml
    chopped fresh mint salt and freshly ground black pepper handful of mixed nuts, roughly chopped
 

Method

10 minutes
 

Alvia antoniades of Estcourt in KwaZulu-Natal adds 125 ml couscous to the rice. We omitted the couscous in favour of chopped fresh herbs for extra flavour.

1. Heat the oil and fry the onion until soft. Add the brown sugar and stir-fry until slightly caramelised.

2. add the vinegar, lentils, tomatoes and lemon juice.

3. add the rice, coriander and mint. Season with salt and pepper if necessary.

4. mix gently and serve with a scattering of nuts.

 

Read more on: lentils  |  rice  |  salad
 

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