|Lentil-Rice Salad (Pirincli Yesil Mercimek Salatasi)|
1 cup green lentils, cooked and drained
½ cup rice, cooked and cooled
1 large onion, juvenile cut
4 Tbsp olive oil
1 big carrot, grated
2-3 green onions, chopped
½ -1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
½ cup fresh mint, chopped
1 lemon’s juice
1 tsp salt to taste
1 tsp black pepper
½ cup corn (optional)
Cook rice and green lentils separately and let them cool. Meanwhile, take olive oil in a skillet and sauté onions for about 5 minutes over medium heat. Stir in grated carrots and sauté for additional 6-8 minutes. Let cool for a while.
Finally, combine sautéed onions and carrots with cooked green lentils and rice. Add all of the remaining ingredients and mix them all.