Chitraana (Lemon Rice) Recipe

 
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Chitraana (Lemon Rice)
  • Chef: Kishore D Reddy
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Leftover rice? Make lemon rice out of it. Light and fresh lemon rice recipe with cashew nuts and channa dal.

Ingredients of Chitraana (Lemon Rice)

  • 500 gm cooked rice
  • 50 ml lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Tempering:
  • 50 ml oil
  • 5 gm mustard seeds
  • 5 gm channa dal
  • 5 gm curry leaves
  • 10 gm ginger
  • 5 gm green chillies
  • 5 gm turmeric powder
  • 5 gm asafoetida
  • Salt
  • 50 gm cashew nuts
  • 20 gm coriander leaves

How to Make Chitraana (Lemon Rice)

  • 1.Mix the lemon juice, salt and cooked rice and keep aside.
  • 2.Chop the ginger, green chillies and the coriander leaves.
  • 3.Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds, when they crackle add the channa dal and stir until golden.
  • 4.Add the rest of the tempering ingredients and saute for 3 minutes.
  • 5.Add the rice and cook on a slow flame for another 5 minutes.

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