Special Lemon Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Lime - 1
  • Rice - 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • For seasoning 1 tsp each of: curry leaves, mustard, urad dhal, cashewnut, peanut, channa dhal, asafoetida, ginger, garlic
  • Oil or ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Coconut - 1 cup
  • Green chillies - 2 -3

How to Make Special Lemon Rice

  • Boil the rice in a manner where the grains are not sticky and are separate.
  • Pre-cook the peas with little salt if it is not frozen ones.
  • Grate the coconut and grind it along with coriander, garlic, ginger and green chillies into a fine paste.
  • Heat the ghee or oil in a pan and do the initial seasoning i.e. add mustard seeds, urad dhal, cashewnut, peanut, channa dhal, curry leaves and asafetida and let it splutter.
  • Add the coconut paste and fry until oil separates.
  • Add the cooked or frozen peas and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Spread the rice in a flat tray or vessel.
  • Add salt and coat the rice well with the masala.
  • Serve it with boondi raita or any other raita and pappad/pickle.