Mujadara (Lentils, Rice & Crispy Onions)


LENGTH: 2-2.5 hours

Mujadara is another typical Egyptian dish that has made its way around the Arab world with slight variations. It’s perfect for someone who has less time, and yet wants to rely on homemade and nutritious food.

Mujadara is a delicious warming dish of lentils, rice and crispy onions popular in the Middle East. Mujadara originated in Mesopotamia, in what is modern day Iraq. For those of us who relish texture in our food this dish is fantastic in covering all the bases.


  • 2-2.5 hour one-on-one cooking class with Chef Tariq
  • Dedicated personal kitchen assistant to answer any questions
  • Personalized step-by-step coaching

Meet Your Instructor

I’m a food, travel & lifestyle blogger who is passionate about creating recipes from my Arab American background.

Born to an American mother and Palestinian father, I have lived and traveled all over the world.

I have been cooking for most of my life and have had a lifelong interest in food of all kinds, in particular foods of the Middle East. From my grandmother in Palestine, to formal training in college, I learned about food.

Frequently Asked Questions

With an American mother and Palestinian father, Chef Tariq is able to speak English and Arabic fluently.

No matter where you live, you can be accommodated at a time that suits you.

Your dedicated Kitchen Assistant will be in touch plenty of time before your cooking class to let you know what ingredients and equipment you’ll need. 

All of our classes are designed with the average home kitchen in mind. Everything we use can be found in a normal kitchen.

Our private classes are designed for between 2-6 people. If you want to include more people, just drop us an email and we can create a custom cooking event for you.

Absolutely! Just drop us an email and we can give you a quote.

A private cooking class can be cancelled and refunded up to 7 days before the class. Please know, any cancellation within 7 days of a class cannot be refunded. 

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