This is a colourful and refreshing rice dish.easy to prepare and stays good and fresh for a longer period of time,hence considered as travel food.The fresh lemon smell is so appetizing to the taste buds.
Cooked rice – 1 big bowl cooled well
Lemon – 1 small or half of a large one
Turmeric powder – 1.4 tsp
Oil – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
Peanuts/Groundnuts – a handful
red chillies – 2 slit
Green chillies – 2 sliced
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Take a big bowl and place rice add salt and squeeze lime juice to the rice bowl and mix gently.
Place a kadai and heat oil fry peanuts and keep aside,mow add mustard and urad dal,chana dal,and fry 2 mins,then add all the other ingredients and fry 2 mins add turmeric and turn off heat.
Add this and peanuts to the lemon rice and combine well.
Lemon Rice garnished with lemon Butterflys
Carrot – 1 cup grated
Fresh coconut – 1/2 cup grated
Onoin – 1 large -finely chopped
Fresh coriander – 1/2 cup finely chopped
Green chili – less spicy 1 finely chopped
Cumin – 1/2 tsp salt 2 pinches
Dosa batter ( To be little bit thick not too watery)
Oil – to prepare uttappamas
1. Mix all the ingredients and keep aside.
2. Heat a griddle or flat tawwa on medium heat apply a thin coat of oil and spread a thick uttappam. (Like pan cakes)
3 .Sprinkle the vegitabe mix prepared before and press slightly with a spatula and sprinkle few drops of oil on top and turn carefully and fry the upside down for few mins.
4.Prepare as many as you wish and serve hot with peanut or fresh coconut chutney. or green mint and coriander chutney.
This is my fav.I like to eat in the evening time.
I make mini uttappams for kids.