Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Lemon Rice -Variety Rice, Lunch Box Recipe

 Atlast here i am with the post. Navrathri has begun and i m literally running around the house, sometimes doing something and most of the times not knowing what i am running for. This week my BM theme is Navrathri. so, my first day post is rice neivedhiyam. Normally we offer Rice in the Morning and Sundal/Legume Stir-fry in the evenings. Today i made Lemon Rice, Kesari in the Morning and Chickpea Sundal in the Evening.
Ingredients
2 Cups Cooked Rice
Juice of 2 lemons ( i used small variety)
Salt to taste
Fresh Coriander and Ginger Julienne for Garnishing

Tempering
2 tbsp Gingely oil (Prefered as it gives a nice aroma)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp gram dal
3-4 red chilies, round variety
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
hing a pinch
2 sprigs of curry leaf
handful of almond silvers

Method
  • Spread the rice on a plate and fluff it with a fork.
  • Heat Oil in a pan, Splutter mustard seeds, throw in curry leaves, gram dal, hing and red chilies.
  • When dal changes color, add almonds and turmeric powder.saute for  30 secs for the almonds to roast.
  • Pour this sizzling tempering on the rice. Mix well.
  • Add Lemon juice, Mix well. Adjust Salt. Garnish with coriander and ginger. Serve Warm with your favorite curry.





19 comments:

  1. Lemon rice is all time my fav. Yours look delicious

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  2. A perfect one that works for both festivals and quick lunches. Looks so colorful.
    I came to know about your baby when I was going thru my old emails. Congrats! How is he doing now? My blessings to him. :)

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  3. Our family favourite, love to finish this whole bowl of my fav rice rite now.

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  4. Now that I have started cooking rice in different varities.. I am sure I would love to try this one some time soon .. :)

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  5. Looks so inviting Priya. Lovely snaps..

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  6. an ex colleague used to bring this often during festive periods...it is totally yummy recipe

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  7. I am feeling hugey after seeing this

    Event: Dish name starts with P

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  8. Love this tangy rice ever...
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  9. This is my absolute fav rice dish. I can actually have it everyday :)

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  10. simple and delicious rice recipe, looks perfect

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  11. My family fav rice.. Make the lemon rice oftenly. Wonderful presentation!

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  12. This is my fav!Nice one for give aways and for the lunchbox

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