Jun 28, 2008

NIMMAKAYA PULIHORA[lemon rice]



LEMON RICE IS ONE OF THE TRADITIONAL SOUTH INDIAN RICE DISH WHICH IS VERY LIGHT AND EASY TO MAKE .AND AVERY COMFORT FOOD FOR JURNEYS AND A PERFECT CHOICE FOR LUNCH BOX. AND THIS ONE IS ALWAY MY FAVORITE AS A BREAK FAST.WHEN EVRE I MAKE THIS FOR MY HUBBY S LUNCH BOX(FOR HIS LUNCH) AND I WILL FINISH IT UP FOR MY BREAK FAST
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INGREDIENTS:---
RICE -- 1 AND 1/2 CUP
LEMON JUICE --- 3-4 TAB SP
TURMERIC --- 1/2 tea sp
PEA NUT S ---- 1/2 cup
CHANNA DAL --- 1tab sp
GREEN CHILIES -- 5 CUT IN TO SMALL PIECES
MUSTARD SEEDS --- 1/2 tea sp
GINGER CHOPPED--- 1/2 tea sp
CURRY LEAVES --- 12
CASHEW NUTS --- 10
ASAFOETIDA --- 1/4 tea sp
OIL --- 1 tab sp
SALT TO TASTE
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METHOD:----
1. SOAK RICE IN WATER FOR 10 MIN.THEN ADD TURMERIC POWDER AND COOK TILL DONE .
2. SPREAD RICE IN A PLATE TO COOL.
3. HEAT OIL IN A PAN ADD MUSTARD SEEDS LET THEM POPUP THEN ADD PEANUTS AND CASHEW NUTS AND FRY FOR AFEW MIN.
4. THEN ADD CHANNA DAL,CHOPPED GINGER, GREEN CHILIES,ASAFOETIDA AND CURRY LEAVES AND STIR ONCE.
5. NOW SWITCH OFF THE FLAME AND ADD SALT TO TASTE AND LEMON JUICE MIX WELL AND ADD THIS TO RICE AND MIX WELL TO COMBINE.
6. ADJUST SALT AND LEMON JUICE ACCORDING TO YOUR TASTE.
7.COVER WITH ALID AND LEAVE A SIDE FOR 10 MIN. THEN SERVE.

3 comments:

VEGETABLE PLATTER said...

this is such a comfort meal .. my all time favourite

RamyaBala said...

Even if you make it everyday,I am much comfortable having this...

Suma Rajesh said...

weekly once lemon rice would be our lunch....ur looks delicious