Go Back

Mujadara Rice - Easy Toddler Recipe

Lentil Rice
Course Main Course
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword family meals, healthy meals for kids, picky eater meals, toddler meals
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2


  • Pressure cooker


  • ½ cup rice
  • ½ cup whole lentils (whole masoor)
  • 1 onion
  • 2-3 pods garlic
  • ½ tsp salt free, non-GMO soup powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves for garnish
  • 2 cups water
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the rice and lentil mix in water and keep aside for 30 mins.
  • In a pressure cooker add some oil and saute the onions and garlic until they are golden brown.
  • Add the rice and dal mix followed by 2 cups of water.
  • Now add the salt, soup powder, and spices.
  • Close the lid of the pressure cooker and take 2 whistles. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with Israeli cut salad and some Greek yogurt as sides.