South Indian delicacies are easy to make, and they have a burst of flavours in every bite. At the same time, this cuisine has spoiled us with choices. From piping hot idlis to crispy dosas and vadas, there are one too many things to devour. But our favourite winter indulgence is lemon rice. Packed with flavour and regional spices, lemon rice makes for a lip-smacking treat for the taste buds. It is also probably one of the best ways to use your leftover rice. Now, addressing your foodie cravings the right way, we have got you an easy-peasy recipe for preparing lemon rice at home. Courtesy: Masterchef Pankaj Bhadouria.
The chef, in an Instagram post, gave a step-by-step recipe process to cook lemon rice. And, we are sure you don't want to miss out on this one. Best part? It takes only a few minutes to prepare it. “Lemon Rice - Winters call for a sunny saviour and my saviour is this bright and beautiful Lemon Rice,” she captioned the post.
Lemon Rice Recipe:
Oil: 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds: ½ tsp
Chana dal:1 tsp
Urad dal: 1 tsp
Whole Red chillies
Turmeric powder: 1 tsp
Peanuts: 1 cup
Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
Salt as per your taste
Step 1: Pour some oil into a pan, and add in the mustard seeds. Once the seeds begin to pop, add a teaspoon of chana and urad dal, each.
Step 2: Next, we throw in some red chillies and curry leaves.
Step 3: Add a teaspoon of turmeric powder and mix the ingredients using a spatula.
Step 4: Now, empty the leftover rice into the pan. Make sure the rice is evenly coated with the mix. Now, pop in a cup of peanuts.
Step 5: We move to the last step. Add salt as per your taste and pour in a tablespoon of lemon juice. Once again, give it a nice mix and it's ready to serve.
Do try this easy lemon rice recipe.