Mujadara With Baby Spinach And Lemon Juice Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Mujadara with Baby Spinach and Lemon Juice

Mujadara with Baby Spinach and Lemon Juice is a zesty flavourful main meal, perfect for the summer. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion or 150 g, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 8 cups water or 2 litres
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon or 20 g
  • 2 cups dried green lentils or 360 g, washed and drained
  • ⅔ cup Egyptian rice or 100 g, washed and drained
  • 200 g fresh baby spinach leaves
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice or 90 ml

How to Prepare

  1. Dissolve MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes in 200 ml hot water and set aside.
  2. Warm vegetable oil in a large pot, fry chopped onions for 3 mins or until they become tender. Add garlic, water, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon stock and lentils. Bring to boil and simmer on low heat for 50 mins or until lentil is cooked.
  3. Blend the mixture using a hand blender or food processor until it becomes very smooth. Return the mixture back to heat. Add the rice and simmer on low heat for 20 mins with constant stirring or until rice is well cooked and mixture thickens. (Add some hot water if needed)
  4. Remove from heat and stir in spinach leaves to the mix. Allow leaves to wilt for five mins, add lemon juice, stir and serve.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 312.00 Kcal
Protein: 17.00 g
Carbohydrate: 49.00 g
Fats: 6.50 g

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