Sunday, March 3, 2013

Lemon Rice


Ingredients:
Sona Masoori/Basmathi Rice  - 1cup
Lemon - 1
Chopped Coriander - 2tbs
Grated Coconut - 2tbs



Seasoning:
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Jerra - 1tsp
curry leaves - 6
Oil - 2tbs
Urad dal - 1tsp
Chana Dal -1tsp
Peanut - 2tbs
Cashew nuts - 2tbs
Chopped Onion - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp

Powder:
Til - 2tsp
Garlic - 2
Green Chillies - 2


Method:
Soak Rice for an hour and pressure cook with 2 cups of water or as required.
Make powder using til, garlic and green chillies.
Prepare seasoning, once mustard seed starts sputtering add urad dal,  Chana Dal, Peanut and Cashew nuts when they start getting slight brown add onion,  when onion gets translucent add ground powder, turmeric powder and keep frying until the raw garlic smell gets tender, now reduce the heat and add cooked Rice, salt and lemon, keep mixing until Rice is well coated with seasoning.
Garnish with chopped coriander and grated coconut.