Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Lemon rice

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Lemon rice reminds me of the citrus flavoured rice with hint of gingery taste which awakens Ur taste buds...If u have watched Ratatouille movie, Anton ego (Food Critic) will get memories of his mother's cooking...same feeling happens to me every time I make Lemon rice. I luv it..My mom used to make it during our trips. It reminds me of wonderful family tours and unlimited fun we had during those trips!!!!Lemon rice with boiled egg is a good travel food. U can just stop over the rest area to Have a wonderful lunch..Potato chips is also best combo for lemon rice..

It is a comfort food. If u have leftover rice, U can make it under 5 mts..Easy Breezy Lemon rice!!!:)



Ingredients:

1 cup cooked rice
1 lemon
2 green chillies
1" ginger
1/2 onion
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp channa and urad dal
1 tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste
few cashew nuts or peanuts

Preparation:
Heat oil in a pan, do the seasoning with mustard seeds,curry leaves, channa and urad dal. After u hear spluttering noise, add chopped ginger pieces. Fry for 2 mts. Add onion and greechilli, saute till the onions turn translucent. Meanwhile, squeeze the whole lemon, to get lemon juice. Remove the seeds with the strainer. Keep aside. Add turmeric powder to the fried onions.Saute for couple of minutes. Remove from heat. Add the lemon juice and mix well. Allow to cool for couple of minutes. Add cooked rice, Roasted peanuts and mix thoroughly. Adjust salt. Lemon rice is ready!!!

6 comments:

Poornima Nair

I love lemon rice...looks yumm

Asha

Love Chitranna, very Spring and Summer flavors. Send it to LG "Meals on Wheels"! :)

Akal's Saappadu

I love lemon rice; it makes me recall the happy days during the school excursions (we used to bring lemon rice with vadava thuvayal and egg masala) yummmm, this is perfect fot hot summer days; wouldn't refuse a non veg side dish though (poricha kari or prawns masala ) :)

Alka

Recently My friend ,told me about the lemon rice he learned from his friend and insisted that i try it out,but his recipe was so vague ,that i thought to first Google out some good blogs before giving it a shot
Thankfully i need not move around much,coz this one sounds similar to wht my friend told ,but with exact measurements
Thnks for sharing this..i am off to impress my friend now ;-)

Ushanandini

Your lemon rice is so tempting! Yeah, it's a tasty travel food and for picnic too! :)

aquadaze

oh i love lemon rice...yum!!

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