December 14, 2009

Lime Rice


I know my alarm started ringing, but somehow I feel either bored or tired & further extend my sleeping time. What next, hurry burry cooking. Lime rice is my comfort dish which helps me in those days. It taste yum with potato fry & I prefer to have it with pickle and chips. Attractive color, flavoured with nuts and spices makes this dish unique.

Ingredients :
  1. Lime - 1 medium sized
  2. Rice - 1 cup
  3. Oil - 1 tbsp
  4. Channa dal - 1 tsp
  5. Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  6. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  7. Curry leaves - 1 tbsp
  8. Green chillies - 3 nos
  9. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  10. Minced ginger - 1/2 tsp
  11. A pinch of hing
  12. Peanuts - 1 tbsp
  13. Cashewnuts - 1 tsp
  14. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  15. Salt to taste
  16. Corriander leaves

Method :

1. Cook the rice & keep aside.

2. Squeeze the lemon juice & keep aside.

3. Heat oil in the pan, add channa dal, urad dal, cumin seeds, a pinch of hing, curry leaves & mustard seeds.

4. Add green chillies, minced ginger, turmeric powder, salt to taste, peanuts & cashewnuts.

5. Finally, add the lemon juice & immediately mix the rice to the mixture. Switch off the flame.

Garnish with corriander leaves.

3 comments :

Divya Vikram said...

Delicious looking rice. Perfect for lunchboxes.

Tina said...

Simple and delicious rice....

viju said...

while seeing the photo, feeling like i want to eat.

sure i will try today..

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