To start making the Lemon Rice Recipe (Elumichai Sadam/Chitranna), be sure you have some cooked rice prepared. It helps utilizing a day outdated rice because the grains shall be separated out effectively.
Maintain the remaining components useful, as this recipe shall be made in a jiffy.
Warmth oil in a heavy bottomed pan or kadai, add the mustard seeds, the urad dal and peanuts. Enable them to crackle and the dal and the peanuts to get roasted effectively till it will get a golden brown shade. Do that on low to medium warmth else they’ll get brown quicker than you need them to and the peanuts will stay uncooked.
As soon as the dal is golden brown and roasted, add the curry leaves, ginger, inexperienced chillies, turmeric powder and stir for just a few seconds.
Add the cooked rice, sprinkle some salt and provides it a superb stir till all of the components have mixed effectively and the rice will get effectively coated. Flip the warmth to low, cowl the pan and permit the lemon rice to steam together with the seasonings for a few minutes.
After a few minutes, squeeze the lemon juice and provides the rice a superb stir. Verify the salt and spice ranges and modify to fit your style.
Flip off the warmth and stir within the chopped coriander leaves and serve.
Serve the Lemon Rice (Elumichai Sadam/Chitranna) together with papad and tomato onion raita, or plain yogurt.