Lemon rice is popular rice variety from South India. It is a easy and light recipe which can be prepared by adding cooked rice to peanuts and lemon juice. They can be good option for picnic box or for kid’s lunch box also.
Rice : 1 and half cup cooked
Peanuts: 1/2 cup
Salt: to taste
Oil: 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds or rai: 1 tsp
Curry leaves: 7-8
Dried red chilli: 2
Asafoetida: a pinch
Methi dana or fenugreek seeds: 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder or haldi: 1/4 tsp
Coconut grated: 2 tbsp
Dhuli urad dal or split black gram skinless: 1 tbsp
Lemon juice: 3 tbsp
1. Heat oil in a kadai. Add methi seeds, hing, methi, urad dal and saute.
2. Add curry leaves, dried red chiili, peanuts, heeng and saute again.
3. Add rice, lemon juice, salt and mix well. Cook rice for 3-4 minutes.
4. Garnish with grated coconut and serve hot.