Nov 28, 2007

Lemon Rice

1. Rice - 2 cups
2. Onion - 1 (chopped into cubes)
3. Green chillis - 4 nos.
4. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
5. Jeera - 1/4 tsp
6. Hing - a pinch
7. Peanuts - a handful
8. Cashewnuts - 7 to 8
9. Turmeric Pd. - 1/4 tsp
10. Juice extracted from 1 lemon
11. Curry leaves - 1 sprig
12. Chana dal - 1 tsp
13. Oil - 3 to 4 tbsp
14. Salt - as per taste
15. Coriander leaves - a handful for garnish
1. Cook rice and keep aside to cool.

2. Heat oil. Fry the peanuts and cashews. Keep aside.

3. In the same oil add mustard. When it splutters add chana dal, jeera, chopped onion, green chillis, curry leaves, turmeric pd., salt and hing. Saute till the onion turns a little soft. Add the fried peanuts and cashews.

4. Pour the above mixture into the rice. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves and mix well. Adjust salt.

5. Enjoy this dish with papad and pickle.


Anonymous said...

oh pls don't make us wait like this for your recipes. Lemon rice looks perfect and yummy, can we have recipe of this early plssssssss

Asha said...

Chitranna, my favorite quick rice to have!:))

Rina said...

That lemon rice looks so delicious. Very tempting fro me to make it soon. I love lemon rice. What is that other dish in the pic, It looks like Stuffed brinjal or Thick Chicken curry. Hope I'm not embrassingyou with my guess if you are vegan.

VINI said...

Anonymous, I'll upload the recipe soon. sorry to keep u waiting.

Asha, I was lost as to what to make with rice and I ended up making lemon rice! Rightly said...quick rice :).

Hey Rina, Your first guess is right. That's brinjal. By the way, my fav is chicken and fish ;).

Happy cook said...

Love the lemon rice.
Now waiting for the recipe :-)

Taste of Mysore said...

I love chitranna very much. You one is making me hungry now...

KayKat said...

That's a great picture! Looks totally delicious.

Anonymous said...

thanks for the recipe, i will try and let u know