Monday, June 27, 2011

Lemon Rice


2 cups cooked rice
1 tsp turmeric
½ cup shredded coconut
½ cup groundnuts
3-4 green chillies chopped
 Juice of a lemon
Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
For Seasoning:
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Channa Dal - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli - 3

Take a big plate and spread out the rice making sure there are no lumps. Add salt, mix and keep aside.
Take a heavy bottom pan, add oil on medium heat. Add mustard seeds and allow to splutter, next add the cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafetida. Mix well. Now add the peanuts, green chillies, both the daals and roast until the peanuts get crunchy.
Add the rice, turmeric and mix thoroughly. Cover the lid and let it cook for a while.
Finally add the coconut, chopped coriander leaves and juice of a lemon. Mix well. Serve hot.