• Amita Garg

Lebanese Chickpea Rice


This is a perfect one-pot meal of lentils and rice, garnished with crispy onions. It is a very simple dish with minimum ingredients easily available in our kitchen.

Author- Amita Garg

Soaking Time 5-6 hours

Preparation Time-15 minutes

Cooking Time 30 minutes

Serving 4

Ingredients-

  • 1 cup Rice

  • 1 Onion small finely chopped

  • 1 onion big finely cut lengthwise

  • 1/2 cup Mint leaves finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup Chick Pea

  • 1/4 cup Masoor black

  • 1/4 cup macaroni

  • 1 tab Sp. olive oil

  • 1 t Sp. ginger garlic paste

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 t Sp.Garam masala

  • 1 tSp. Cumin Seeds

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1-inch Cinnamon

  • 1black cardamom,

  • 4 black pepper,

  • 3 cloves

How to Make-

  1. Soak chickpea and masoor separately for 5-6 hours.

  2. Deep fry onion till golden black.

  3. Pressure cook separately for 20 minutes after one whistle.

  4. Soak rice for 30 minutes and cook with salt. Do not overcook.

  5. Boil macaroni.

  6. In a big pan heat oil, add bay leaf, cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, black cardamom, and cook 1 min.

  7. Add chopped onion and fry for 2 minutes.

  8. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for 1 minute.

  9. Add boiled chickpea, macaroni and masoor, add a little salt and mix well.

  10. Add cooked rice, garam masala and mix well.

  11. Garnish with fried onion and chopped mint leaves.

Step By Step Recipe of Lebanese Chickpea Rice-

Boil chickpea, masoor, and macaroni, In a big pan heat oil, add bay leaf, cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, black cardamom, and cook 1 min.

Add chopped onion and fry for 2 minutes. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for 1 minute. Add boiled chickpea, macaroni and masoor, add a little salt and mix well.

Add cooked rice, garam masala and mix well.

Garnish with fried onion and chopped mint leaves. Serve with tomato basil chutney.













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