Lemon Rice

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An easy to make lunch-box option, lemon rice is a favourite dish  in southern india!

Ingredients:

1 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice

2 1/2 cups cooked Rice

1 small Onion sliced

1 tbsp Oil

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)

1/2 tsp Urad dal (split black lentils)

1 tsp Chana dal (split bengal gram)

5 to 6 curry leaves (kadi patta)

2 whole dry kashmiri red chillies/Green chillies , broken into pieces

1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

salt to taste

Method:
Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.

When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, chana dal, and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.

Add red chillies/green chiilies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.

Add onions and saute till golden brown in colour.

Add the turmeric powder and rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.

Add the lemon juice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

Serve hot.

Happy Cookin!!!

Sameera.

 

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