Koshari - Lentils and Rice With Tomato Sauce

75 mins (prep 15, cooking 60)
9 ingredients
4 servings
Posted for ZWT 6. Koshari is very similar to chili. It is made of lentils, rice and tomato sauce and cab be spicy. Koshari is a fast food meal in the Middle East, and is offered by street vendors in cities like Cairo. There are many variations, but this recipe should give you a good idea of what it is all about!

Categories:  pasta,-rice-and-grains , rice , tomato , egyptian , african , comfort-food , taste~mood , <-4-hours , time-to-make , lentil , main-dish , beans , vegetarian , vegetable ,
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Serving Size (211.08 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 276.77 Calories from Fat 73.71
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.19g 50.4%
Saturated Fat 1.14g 22.82%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.06mg 0.09%
Sodium 21.28mg 3.55%
Total Carbohydrate 39.59g 52.79%
Dietary Fiber 16.97 g 271.52%
Sugars 7.5 g %
Protein 14.51g 116.07%
Vitamin A 681.99IU% Vitamin C 13.3mg%
Calcium 49.63mg% Iron 5.25mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
white rice, uncooked macaroni, large