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Monday, April 13, 2009

Lemon Rice / Chitranna

Ingredients:
2 cups cooked White Rice
3-4 tsp Lemon Juice
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1-2 tsp Sugar
1 medium sized Onion
3-4 Green Chillies
Salt to taste
3/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Black gram seeds
1/2 tsp Bengal gram seeds
1-2 tsp Peanuts / Ground nuts
3-4 Curry leaves
4-5 strands of Coriander leaves
3-4 tsp Oil

Recipe:
Chop onion into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut green chillies into 2 pieces. Chop coriander leaves into small pieces.

Put lemon juice, turmeric powder, salt, sugar in a bowl and mix well. Put this mixture to cooked rice, mix well and keep it aside. (Adjust salt, lemon juice, sugar according to your taste)

Add mustard seeds, black gram seeds, bengal gram seeds, peanuts and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add chopped green chillies, curry leaves, chopped onion. Fry them for few minutes until onion turns golden in color.

Add cooked rice and mix well.

Add chopped coriander leaves, mix well and keep the chitranna in low flame for about 3-4 mins. Serve hot.

1 comment:

LG said...

ohoo..super! I love chitranna :)