Lemon Rice

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South Indian Lemon rice, is rice mixed with lemon. It has a nice tangy flavor of lemon and mild flavor of ginger.

Its very easy to make and makes a great lunch-box option.

it is one of the frequently made recipes in south india with leftover rice for morning breakfast and is served with chutney.

Also known as chitranna in Karnataka.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp Lemon juice

2 cups cooked Rice

1 tbsp Oil.

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)

1/2 tsp Urad dal (split black lentils)

1 tsp Ginger grated.

5 to 6 Curry Leaves (kadi patta)

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

1 tbsp Peanuts.

1 tbsp Cashew nuts broken into pieces.

1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

1 TB so Coriander Leaves chopped.

Salt to taste

Method:

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

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

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

Add peanuts and cashew nuts,saute till golden brown in colour.

IMG_20200813_145536Add the turmeric powder,rice and salt,mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.

IMG_20200813_145552Switch off the gas ,add lemon juice and mix well ,add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Happy Cookin!!!

Sameera.

 

Published by Sameera's Kitchen

A little blog about ordinary and extra ordinary cooking that I do on daily basis for me and my loving family,I am a working woman pursuing an exiting career in aviation industry,with a ten year old kid.. with whatever little time I have spare in my hand after doing day to day chores......I utilise it for cooking and baking......It refreshes me completely.

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