Recipe Index

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Lemon Rice

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

Preparation: Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds urad dal, channa dal, when the mustard seeds pop add the shredded carrots and curry leaves and saute and cook for a minute add the peanuts, turmeric powder and asafoetida mix add cooked rice, mix, add salt mix, turn the heat off add lemon juice and serve.  

Serves 4 to 6.

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.