Lemon rice is most popular south Indian dish. It is also a favourite dish for all. Lemon rice is preferred to eat as tiffin or as a special dish in festivals. It is easy and simple to prepare at home. Let us see how to make lemon rice.
- Boiled rice- 1 large bowl
- Lemon juice- ½ cup
- Turmeric powder- ½ spoon
- Salt to taste
- Oil – ¾ cup
- Ground nuts- ½ cup
- Green chillies- 4 long halves (medium)
- Cashew nuts- ½ cup
- Grated carrot- ¼ cup
- Chopped coriander leaves- 1 cup
- Chaana dhal- 2spoons
- Urad dhal- 1 spoon
- Mustard seeds- ½ spoon
- dry chillies- 2
- Cumin seeds- ½ spoon
- Curry leaves- 2 springs
Step 1: Heat oil in long bottomed pan, add chaana dhal, urad dhal, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves. Fry them till the seeds break into half
Step 2: At low flame, add ground nuts, cashew nuts and green chillies and fry them till they turn into brown colour.
Step 3: Add turmeric powder and salt as required and mix it well.
Step 4: Take boiled rice in a vessel, add lemon juice and grated carrot to rice and mix it well.
Step 5: Add tempering mixture to rice and mix it well.
Step 6: Serve lemon rice in a plate and sprinkle coriander leaves.
Enjoy the taste of south Indian popular recipe-lemon rice!!