Lemon rice is an easy recipe.They call it as chitrana which is rice based dish prepared in South India.Lemon rice is one among them. It just take few minutes to prepare if we have precooked rice. We can take this for travel too.It is s citrousy flavour.
Cooked rice…..1 cup
Urad dhal….1/2 tsp
Peanuts….12 to 14 nos
Red chillies…..2 Nos
Green chillies…4 nos
Bengal gram…2 tbs
Ginger grated…..1 tbs
Turmeric powder…1/2 tsp
Lemon juice….juice of 1 to 2 limes
Cooked rice should not be sticky.
1.In a kadai put oil.
2.Add mustard seeds when it splutters addurad dhal when it turns brown add Bengal gram then add red chillies.
Now add curry leaves and chopped green chillies and cashews.
Fry till it gets toasted.
Add cooked rice with salt to it
Finally add lemon juice to it.
Serve with papads or any vegetable fry.
Another method is to add lime juice to the ingredients after frying and finally add cooked rice to it.
3 replies on “LEMON RICE/LUNCH BOX RECIPE”
That sounds very delicious, thank you for sharing. I know of a similar recipe from the Mexican cuisine, cooking the rice, making a paste of cilantro, lime juice and garlic and mix it under the cooked rice, of course adding salt.
This looks so delicious! Thank You! 🙂
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