Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins
Koshari is famous Egyptian street food and the national dish of Egypt, also written as (Koshary or kushari). Sold in food carts. It is layers of rice, lentils, pasta, fried onions, and chickpeas. Egyptians serve koshari with three sauces, tomato sauce, hot sauce (shittah), and cumin sauce. This vegan dish is delicious and the rice mixture is made in one pot.
Koshari is made of rice mixed with pasta and green lentils, topped with fried onions, and served with tomato sauce along with cumin and chili sauce; finally, it is garnished with chickpeas.
To caramelize the onion
1 large onion thinly sliced
½ to ¾ cup cooking oil
To make the koshari rice
¼cup green lentils. Wash and soak in very hot water for one hour before using in this recipe