Sunday, 19 June 2016

Lemon Rice

  
      Third in the rice series is lemon rice. This is one of the most popular one amongst the variety of rice dishes I frequently make for my friends. An easy and quick to prepare and convenient to carry. A very refreshing and tasty lunch box dish. This dish always finds a place in valai kappu (baby shower) functions. Those who have not tried this must give it a try.

INGREDIENTS :
  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Lemon - 1
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
FOR SEASONING :
  • Oil - 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - A few
  • Chana dal = 1/2 teaspoon
  • Urad (white)- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Green chillies - 3 nos
  • Onion finely chopped - 1
METHOD: 
  • Cook rice the usual way and let it cool. Leftover rice can be used.
  • Squeeze the lemon juice, add salt and turmeric powder and mix them.
  • Sprinkle the juice over the cold rice and mix gently taking care not to break the rice.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,chana urad dal and fry till the dal becomes golden brown.
  • Now add curry leaves, onion and green chillies. Saute them till the onion is translucent. Lastly, add the rice adjust salt and toss around slowly keeping the flame low.
  • Remove, sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve with papad.





7 comments:

vaishali sabnani said...

They are really delicious and you shall see my version soon .

Srividhya Gopalakrishnan said...

perfect and quick and delicious rice. love it for lunch box

Kalyani said...

I love this anytime of the day :)

Smruti Shah said...

Delicious rice so easy to make. Great recipe!!

Srivalli said...

Such an easy rice to dish out..

Pavani N said...

All time favorite lemon rice. I make it at least once a week for the kids.

Priya Suresh said...

All time favourite lemon rice, our family favourite.

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