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Monday, December 10, 2007

Lemon Rice

Another variety Rice item which can be prepared with ease.Lemon which itself acts as a preservative in many food items will preserve this rice also from spoiling for a day or two.It is best suited for packed lunch for small children since it will be easy for them to have by themselves.
Rice-1 1/2 cups
To season
Mustard seed-1 teaspoon
channa dhal-1 table spoon
green chillies-5
ginger-finely chopped-1/2 teaspoon
Red chillies-2
Asafoteda(hing)-1 teaspoon
Cashew nuts or peanuts broken-2 table spoons
curry leaf-little

Cook the rice with little less water than usual in such a way that they do not stick to each other
Transfer the rice into a flat bottom bowl.Add 1 spoon oil and allow it to cool
Take the juice of the lemon in a cup .
Remove the seeds.Add a pinch of Turmeric powder and the salt required(1 to 1 1/2 table spoons) and keep aside.
Keep the kadai in the stove.pour 2 to 3 table spoons of gingely oil.Season with all the items given in'To season'.
When the nuts and dhal are roasted switch off the stove and then add the lemon juice into the kadai.
If the juice is added before it will give a bitter taste.
Now add this mixture into the bowl of rice slowly checking for the taste in between.
This Rice will taste good with just chips or pickle.


Radhe said...

Hai aunty,
Today i tried ur lemonrice,it turned really awesome.thanks 4 ur wonderful recipe.


Tina Patrick said...

The receipe came out very well... I have been waiting to eat such a tasty lime rice ... Thanks a lot aunty....

Skl said...

Hello aunty,
We tried this recipe,came out well,we use to have this at temples here,nice recipe,thank you,

Revathi said...

Hello Aunty, freshly chopped ginger added a nice twist to the lemon rice. Can you also publish the recipe for milagu sadam?