Saudisk mat 3 : Ris med linser

Rice with Lentil

Rice with Lentil


  • 2 cups of red lentil- soaked in water
  • 1 cup of rice - soaked in water
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 2 big cubes of maggie
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 of chopped garlic

Tamarind Sauce

  • Soak the tamarind in water and then strain it
  • Add cumin, salt, black pepper, and tomato cubes on the tamarind

Tuna Preparation

  • Get a can of tuna and add chopped onion, garlic, chili, salt and black pepper
  • Heat the mixture on a low heat


  1. Fry the onion, when it become brown, add garlic
  2. Then, add rice, lentil, other spices and add water until it covers the level of the rice
  3. When the rice is well done ( you can tell that when both rice and lentil are totally mixed together and you can't differentiate between them), add a piece of butter and turn off the heat
  4. serve the rice with tuna on the top
  5. Add the tamarind sauce while eating


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