Thursday, September 22, 2011

Lemon & Cilantro Rice

Lemon & Cilantro Rice

Some variation to the plain rice is always good ...

Yeah these ingredients made this rice supa delicious ...

Here is what we need -

  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • handful chana daal
  • 1 tbs urad daal
  • cilantro
  • mint
  • 7-8 curry leaves
  • 1 garlic
  • 2-3 red chilies (you could use the long ones)
  • 1 sp cumin seeds
  • 4 green chilies
  • 2 tbs oil
  • pinch of turmeric
  • salt

Whats Next -

Wash basmati rice. Let it sit for 15-20 mins.

In a heavy bottom pan take 3-4 cups water and bring it to boil. Add rice to it. cook for 10 minutes and drain the water using strainer.

In a blender make a paste of cilantro, garlic, mint, 2-3 curry leaves and 1 green chili by adding a little water.

Soak chana and urad daal for 1 hour.

In a pan heat oil. Once hot add cumin seeds, green chilies, soaked daals, turmeric, salt and curry leaves. Give everything a good mix. Add blended masala.

Finally add the lemon juice and rice. ohhoo heaven ...

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