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Mujadarah (pronounced M-Jed'der-a)


This is the dish (pottage) that Jacob sold to his brother, Esau, in exchange for his birthright. Genesis 25:29. This is a one-dish meal that is good served with yogurt and/or finely chopped cucumber and tomato.



  1. Fry onions in oil in a saucepan until very dark brown.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer over low heat 1/2 hour or until tender.


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