February 13, 2011

Lemon Rice

Cooked rice - 1 cup
Lemon juice -1 tblspn
Oil/ghee- 2 tblspns
Mustard seeds -1 tspn
Channa dal -1 tspn
Split black gram -1 tspn
Dry roasted peanuts- 1 tspn
Roasted cashew- 1 tspn
Red chillies- 2 nos
Curry leaves -10 -12
Ginger  - 1' inch piece finely chopped
Green chillies -2 nos
Green peas-2 tblspn
carrot(chopped)-½ piece ( if you like)
Asafoetida powder- a pinch
Turmeric powder -½ tspn
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves
1.Heat oil/ghee in a shallow pan.
2.Add mustard seeds and let it crackle.
3.Add channa dal,split black gram,dry roasted peanuts,roasted cashew,ginger and curry leaves.
4.Add dried red chillies broken into two.
5.Add green peas and carrot(optional).
6.Add a pinch of asafoetida powder.
7.Cook until dals change colour to light brown.
8.Mix turmeric powder in this. Stir it for half a minute
9.Add cooked rice, salt and lemon juice.Stir it for a while.
Garnish with coriander leaves.

Tastes well with Sambar,coconut chutney,parippu vada and yogurt.

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