Lemon rice is a quick lunch box recipe, lunch and also I use to prepare it for dinner.My hubby love lemon rice with egg, pickle, papad and it goes on……. Today as we have a great match and I don’t want to miss a single moment in it. So today’s special lunch for my family is lemon rice with papads and potato fry. Rice is ready to serve anytime and , Expecting a good finish by Indian team. This delicious rice is always a quick dish. We need at least 1 cup of rice and 1 big lemon. lemon rice is a universal favorite dish for all of us… this is my version and I learn it from my mother and here is the recipe ……..
Raw rice 1 cup
Lemon big 1no (extract juice)
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Channa dhal (kadalai paruppu) 1 ½ tbsp
Red chilli 5 no
Roasted peanuts 2 tbsp
Curry leaves few
Turmeric powder 2tsp
Fenugreek powder 1 ½ tsp (dry roast fenugreek in a pan and powder in a mixer)
Gingerly Oil for seasoning
Salt to taste
Cook rice and cool it. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, channa dhal ,red chilly and curry leaf. Fry till the splutter stop and add peanuts, Fry for some time. Add the turmeric powder and turn off the fire. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
Grease the hands with gingerly oil and Then add the rice, mix well with hands, add the fenugreek powder at last and salt to taste. Mix thoroughly.Serve with a appalam ,Papadums or even pickle is a good choice :D ...