Sunday, April 12, 2009

Lemon Rice

Lemon rice is one of my favourite rice dish...everyone will agree with me that this delicious yellow rice tastes delicious and bit tangy, prefect to take with us for long journey as they stay for a long...my mom add a few teaspoon of spice powder prepared with fenugreek and asafoetida powder which mixing the rice..also she used to fry few peanuts n cashewnuts to make the lemon rice a bit rich, from my side i used to add butter while preparing the tempering which gives a delicious taste to the rice,u can also avoid adding butter while tempering but personally i wish to add butter for a yummy flavour...This delicious yellow rice goes to Flavoured Rice-Indian by Smitha of Kadumanga..She was asking all the blogger friends to send Indian Flavoured rice before 15th april...


1/2cup Fresh lemon juice
2cups Cooked rice
Salt

For tempering:
1/4tp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp Urad dal
1/4tsp Channa dal
1tsp Ginger pieces (minced finely)
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
3nos Dry red chillies
30nos Peanuts
6nos Curry leaves
3tbsp Oil+1tbsp butter
1/2tsp Turmeric powder

For Spice Powder
1tbsp Fenugreek seeds
1/2tsp Asafoetida powder

Mix the already cooked rice with lemon juice and salt, (add lemon juice as ur need)..now heat the oil and butter (i used to add butter to make the rice more tasty, u can omit it also) and add all the ingredients from the list for tempering except turmeric powder to the hot oil and fry until everything turns brown, add finally the turmeric powder, take care not to burn the turmeric powder...add this tempered spices to the rice, now dry roast the ingredients for spice powder in a pan ,grind into fine powder...mix the rice with tempered ingredients and with a teaspoon of spice powder...mix everything well with a spatula...

Tasty Lemon Rice is Ready!!

23 comments:

  1. This is hubby's fav.Priya ur site take much time to open and sometimes doesn't open and sometimes comment form gets hanged..

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  2. This is how I like my lemon rice too! I too am a big fan of all variety rices like this and this one is very handy for me,as this can be prepared in a jiffy:)
    I too like to add peanuts and the spice powder u have mentioned,i grind red chillies also with that:)
    Looks perfect colour!

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  3. Looks great Priya! A delicious comfort food. BTW, you wrote deadline for the event as March 15th. Isn't it passed already? :)

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  4. Sorry uma, i have types wrongly, its upto 15th april, thanks for letting me...

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  5. Hi Varunavi, i have removed few gadgets now...hope now it works correctly!!let me know else..thanks for letting me know...

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  6. alltime fav for me i like to have lemon rice hot ummmmmm ican imagine the flavor priya

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  7. Just seen lemon rice there at Rekha's place..The lemon flavoured rice is my all time fav !!

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  8. my fav too.. simple yet very satisfying.

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  9. today i made the same for breakfast..same pinch priya..lemon rice looks good:)

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  10. Love lemon rice at anytime, comfort food!

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  11. I used make lemon rice at least once a week, this is my hubby's favorite, so yummy with any spicy side dishes :)

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  12. Love this rice..It is quite handy and easy to make..very satisfying..

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  13. Priya, I could not open ur blog the first time..Next time it took very long to open..

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  14. Great dish Priya

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  15. My husband's favourite dish, love the spice powder you have used for..Very colourful.

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  16. looks like those served at the temples.. I am a fan of the ones served there... Envy you how do you getta make them like that...

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  17. Easy and comfort food..Looking delicious priya..

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  18. I love this lemon rice....its a gr8 comfort food to me! Looking gorgeous!

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  19. Using butter for tempering the lemon rice is an awesome idea.I will try this next time when i make this rice.Thanks for the tip,Priya

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  20. lemon rice is one of my fav too...i make it in similar way but with onions..yummy

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  21. Yummy....Looks delicious...love to have this rice with tomato pickle and chips.

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