The surprise is that it did not come from the Middle Eastern cookbook, it came from The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School cookbook. Mujaddara and Kofta.
Mujaddara a Middle Eastern rice dish that is usually the meal. Spice, rice,lentils and fried onions. Kofta is a Middle Eastern meatball, shaped like a football, full of herbs, mint, cilantro,parsley,cumin and coriander. Served with a yogurt dill sauce.