Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of the fuel our bodies need.Carbohydrates are broken down to glucose, most of which is used as energy for exercise and as essential fuel for the brain..Rice is healthful for what it does not contain. Rice has no fat, no cholesterol and is sodium free. Rice is an excellent food to include in a balanced diet.
A good source of vitamins and minerals such as thiamine, niacin, iron, riboflavin, vitamin D, calcium, and fiber.Low in sugar.. Rice is gluten free. All rice is gluten free, making rice the essential choice for people with gluten free dietary requirements. Rice contains no additives or preservatives, making it an excellent inclusion in a healthy and balanced diet. Rice also contains resistant starch, which is the starch that reaches the bowel undigested. This encourages the growth of beneficial bacteria, keeping the bowel healthy..Rice is a low-sodium food for those with hypertension.While lemon contains flavonoid a compound that contains antioxidant and anti-cancer properties.The high vitamin C content of the lemon has been used for hundreds of years to ward off scurvy among sailors and travelers. There is little sodium, so the fruit is good as a flavoring for those on a low salt diet.I prepared a day back rice noodles at home, i finished some left over rice sevais as lemon rice sevai with simple tempered spices and fresh lemon juice, everyone at home like this simple lemon rice sevai especially my little one..
2cups Leftover cooked rice noodles
1/4tsp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp Urad dal
1/2tsp Chana dal
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
1tbsp Ginger (minced)
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
2nos Dry red chillies
5nos Curry leaves
2tbsp Fresh lemon juice
Heat enough oil and add the mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, asafoetida powder, curryleaves and let them fry, add immeditaly the slit opened green chillies, dry red chillies, peanuts,minced ginger, curryleaves and turmeric powder and stir for few minutes in low flame until the peanuts get fried...now add the already cooked rice noodles, toss gently in low flame for few minutes, switch off the stove...finally add the lemon juice and toss well until the lemon juice get well mixed with the rice noodles...
Serve hot !