Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lemon Rice


2 cups Basmati Rice/ Sona Masuri Rice- cooked
2  Lemon ( extract the juice)
1/2 tsp. Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp. Urud dal
1tsp Jeera
Handful of Cashewnuts
Handful of Groundnuts
1/2tspn. Turmeric powder
1 meduim sized Capsicum sliced (optional)
3-4 green Chillies sliced
1/2 cup Boiled Greenpeas  (optional)
1tbspn. Curry Leaves
3tbspn. Cooking oil
2tbspn. Fresh Corriander leaves, chopped
2tbspn. Grated Coconut
Salt as per taste

Lemon Rice


1. Heat oil on a meduim flame. Add mustard seeds, urd dal, jeera, cashewnuts, groundnuts, green chillies, curry leaves.
2. Add capsicum  and saute till it becomes soft.
3. Add turmeric powder  ( add boiled green peas -optional) and saute for a minute.
4. Add lemon juice  mix and put off the flame.
( This above mixture can be stored for 1 to 2 days in a air tight container and can be used when reequired).

In a serving bowl add cooked  rice, add the above mixture, add salt, add chopped coriander leaves and add grated coconut.  Serve it hot with chutney/pickle/raitha.