Cookbook:Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice
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Lemon rice is a specialty of the South Indian coastal state of Tamil Nadu.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Heat the oil in a pan.
  2. Add groundnuts and split-peas, and fry until golden brown.
  3. Add mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves, and red chillies. Wait until the mustard seeds sputter.
  4. Mix in a little salt, turmeric powder and lemon concentrate.
  5. Let it boil and reduce.
  6. Remove pan from stove, add to the rice, and mix well.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • Add a little oil to the raw rice before cooking it. This gives it a better texture.
  • Serve with potato chips or pickles.
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds can be roasted and added for more taste.

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