Lemon is widely grown all over the world. Lemon is a must in the kitchen. It is a universally favorite fruit. Lemon is especially appreciated for its vitamin C value. Lemon is sour, warm, promoter of gastric fire, light, good for vision, pungent and astringent. It checks the excessive flow of bile and cleanses the mouth. It dislodges phlegm (cough) and expels wind from the digestive tract. It helps in digestion and removes constipation. It prevents vomiting, throat trouble, acidity and rheumatism. It destroys intestinal worms.
Lemon in Kitchen Hm… such a juicy, tangy and tasty fruit can be used in so many ways in our yummy preparations.. as a pickle, juice, rice, in garnishing etc etc. Here comes easy and tasty lemony rice, suits perfect for lunch box.
Cooked rice 1 cups
Salt to taste
Turmeric ½ tsp
Green chilli 3
Oil 2 tsp
Coriander leaves few
Curry leaves few
Dried red chilli 2
Mustsard ½ tsp
Urid dhal 1 tsp
Chenna dhal 1 tsp
Broken cashews/roasted pea nuts 2 tsp
Dried redchilli 4
Fenugreek seeds ¼ tsp, Roasted Pea nuts.
Roast both the red chilli and fenugreek to golden brown color and grind them to powder.
Cook the rice and spread it in a large plate. Allow it to cool.
In pan heat oil tamper with tampering items; add red and green chilies, cashew/pea nuts. Sauté them for few seconds. Add turmeric, salt and mix it well. Switch off the stove, add lemon juice and Pour the mixture to rice then sprinkle the masala powder on that. Combine well with cooked rice. Garnish with coriander leaves as well as curry leaves. Use roasted peanuts to make the dish more tastier.
This is my another Entry to FIC-- YELLOW at http://tumyumtreats.blogspot.com/2009/01/announcing-food-in-colors-january-2009.html hosted by sunshinemom of tongue ticklers
Sudeshna's Harvest -the festival of rice Event.