Sunday, January 21, 2007

Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

Basmati/Long Grain rice - 1cup
Lemon Juice - 2-3tbsp
Onions, chopped finely - 1nos
Ginger, chopped finely - 1tbsp
Green chillies, chopped - 1nos
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Urad Dal - 1tsp
Channa Dal - 1tsp
Dry Red chilli - 1nos.
Peanuts, roasted - handful
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Curry leaves - few
Oil as needed
Salt to taste

Wash rice & soak for 30min. Drain & cook in 2 cups water(Add salt to water). The grains should be separate and not sticky.

Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds. Add the dals & dry red chilli and fry till they turn light brown. Now add chopped onions, ginger, green chillies & curry leaves. Saute till light brown. Add turmeric powder and switch of flame. Add boiled rice and sprinkle lemon juice over rice. Add peanuts & mix well and turn on the flame. Cook for 2-3 minutes and switch off. Serve with pickle.

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