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Lemon Rice

Here’s the recipe of Lemon Rice for those who are keen on trying to bring some change to their daily bowl of rice. 🙂

Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

Here's the recipe of Lemon Rice for those who are keen on trying to bring some change to their daily bowl of rice. 🙂 Lemon Rice

Ingredients
  

  • 1 - 1/2 cups Rice
  • 3 cups Water
  • to taste Salt

For the Tempering

  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • pinch Asafoetida a
  • 2 tablespoons Peanuts
  • 1 - 1/2 tablespoons Black gram lentil
  • 1 - 1/2 tablespoons Bengal gram lentil
  • a few Curry leaves
  • 3/4 - 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (adjust to suit your liking)
  • 3 - 4 green chillies Slit
  • 3 - 4 chillies Dried red
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons Lemon juice (adjust to suit your taste)
  • 1 tablespoon Water

Instructions
 

  • Cook the rice with oil, salt and water till the rice is done and water dries up.
  • Spread in a big plate and allow to cool.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add the mustard seeds.
  • When they start to splutter add the asafoetida followed by the peanuts, black gram lentil and bengal gram lentil.
  • Fry for a minute and add the curry leaves, chillies and turmeric powder and stir for a few seconds.
  • Switch off heat and add the lemon juice with water and mix well.
  • Once cool, add the rice and toss well.
  • Adjust the seasoning.

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