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Lemon rice

Today it was a nostalgic moment for me sis-in-law has shared some old family pictures with us ....this took me back to the memories of those good days when my mom in law was with us ........being youngest and only daughter in law she pampered me a lot....she use to cook for me most of the time, she thought me so many dishes from different cuisines. Her speciality was punjabi and south Indian cuisine .... 
I never got a chance to visit South India, but South Indian food is one of my favorite too....specially variety of rice  and crapes lemon rice and tamarind rice is also one of them and I must say my mom in law was expert in this, sharing today my mom in laws special lemon rice .. 
1 1/2 cup Rice cooked
3 Tbsp Lemon juice 
2 Tbsp Oil 
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Asafetida a pinch
1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 
1 tbsp Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 
Curry leaves 10-12 
2 Broken Whole dry red chillies 
1/2 Tbsp  Turmeric powder 
1/2 cup  Peanuts 
Salt to taste
2 Tbsp Coconut scraped

Step 1
Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds, hing, methi, urad dal and sauté till the dal turns golden.
Step 2
Add curry leaves, broken red chillies, turmeric powder and peanuts and continue to sauté. Add rice and salt and mix. Add lemon juice and mix well.
 Step 3
Cook on low heat till the rice gets heated through. Garnish with coconut and serve hot.


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