Saturday, 25 August 2012

Lemon Rice

This is a simple rice dish with a zesty lemon flavor.

What you'll need..
  • 1 and 1/2 Cups basmati rice cooked with salt
  • 1/2 Tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 Tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp urad dal (split white beans)
  • 1/2 Tsp channa dal (split bengal gram)
  • 2 Tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 2 Dried red chillies
  • 2 Green chilles chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1/2 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 6-8 Curry leaves
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro leaves
  • Salt to taste
How to..
  • Heat oil in a large non stick pan.
  • Add the mustard and fenugreek seeds and wait for them to splutter.
  • Now add urad dal, channa dal, peanuts, red and green chillies, ginger and curry leaves. Fry for about 2 minutes till the lentils get light brown in color.
  • Add turmeric, lemon juice and 1/4 Tsp of salt. Mix well.
  • Add the cooked rice and cilantro leaves and mix well. Serve hot with a side of raita.
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