Recipe Index

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Lemon Rice

3 cups cooked rice
3 tablespoon oil
2 tablespoon of channa dal
1 teaspoon of urad dal
1/2 teaspoon of mustard seeds
dry red chili according to taste
1/4 teaspoon of asafoetida
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 cup of roasted peanuts
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
Few curry leaves fresh or dry optional

Heat oil in a pan add channa dal, urad dal, when it turns brown add mustard seeds, red chili when mustard seeds crackle add asafoetida, turmeric powder, roasted peanuts, curry leaves, mix add cooked rice, and heat till the rice is evenly hot, add salt mix, lemon juice and turn the heat off.  

Tangy and salty, some folks crave for this dish.  It is a great way to use up leftover rice.  It takes only a few minutes to make.