Thursday, October 05, 2006

Lemon rice with Coriander chutney

This one i made last week for lunch , forgot to post it.This good old traditional lemon rice with a twist.

Rice - 1 cup
Lemon juice - 3 tbsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
asafoedita - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies- 2
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Curry leaves - as needed
salt- as needed

For Powdering : Red chiilies -4,Channa dal- 1tsp,dania-1/2tsp.

For tadka : mustard seeds - 1/2tsp,urad dal-1tsp,channa dal- 1/2tsp,oil-2tbsp


Boil rice with little bit of salt.Be careful not to over cook the rice.Dry roast and powder the ingredients listed under Powdering.This is what makes the lemon rice special.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,urad dal,channa dal,chopped ginger,green chillies,curry leaves and asafoedita.After this add, turmeric powder,salt and lemon juice.Mix cooked rice and the powder into this.Serve it with potato fry or dania chutney.


Foodie's Hope said...

Love Chitranna for a quick dinner on lazy sunday usually with yoghurt and leftover chutney!!YUM!!

Maheswari said...

yeap..very easy variety rice to have on sunday..we make usually for picnic..