Lemon Rice
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Lemon Rice

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Serves 4

This is one of favourite comfort food which is so simple to make and the flavours, amazing!! Coming from a place where rice is staple diet, there are some amazing things you can do to rice to give a zing, a zang and a twist to the same white rice.

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Ingredients

  • Basmati Rice: 2 cups( cooked in 2 cups of water and leave it cool).
  • 1 Big lemon: Squeeze the juice and keep it aside.
  • For tempering:
  • 2 sprigs fresh curry leaves
  • 1 tsp each of mustard seeds, black gram lentils, yellow split lentils.
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 inch ginger cut into very small pieces
  • 1/4th cup groundnuts and cashewnuts(optional)
  • 1 tbsp of sunflower oil

Method

    1. Now take a saucepan and add tbsp of sunflower oil.
    2. Add groundnuts, cashewnuts, mustard seeds, black gram and yellow split lentils and saute for 2 minutes.
    3. As soon as the mustard seeds start spluttering, add green chillies, ginger pieces, curry leaves and saute for 1 minute
    4. Now add turmeric and salt. Take the freshly squeezed lemon and pour the juice on and put a lid on the saucepan.
    5. Switch off and mix this with rice. Serve hot or cold with a pickle or on its own.

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happylamb
24th Oct, 2011
5.05
Delicious! made this the other night - although I overdid it with the lemon juice - I must learn to adhere to the recipe !! Very easy to make and will continue to make!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!
LuluLolly
29th May, 2011
5.05
Excellent Lemon Rice recipe!
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