Once you know how to prepare white rice, there are a variety of rice dishes to cook that are easy and quick to prepare. We will start with Lemon Rice also known as Chitranna. Here is how you can cook Lemon Rice:

Time Estimated: 5 min using cooked rice

Ingredients Required:
1 cup Cooked Rice
4 tbsp Cooking Oil
½ tsp Cumin seeds
½ tsp Mustard seeds
3 – 4 Curry leaves
2 Green Chilies
½ Lemon Juice
½ tsp Turmeric Powder
¼ Cup Roasted Pea Nuts
Salt to taste

Add 4 tsp of the cooking oil into a frying pan and heat it on a medium flame for around 30- 45 secs till oil gets heated. Add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds to the oil. Once the seeds start popping, add the curry leaves, green chillies and the peanuts. Now stir the mixture for about a minute. Next add the turmeric powder and salt. Mix it well. Next remove the pan from the flame and mix this into the already cooked white rice. Now add the lemon juice to the mixture. Now place this mixture over a low flame and keep stirring until all the ingredients are mixed with white rice properly.

Your lemon rice – Chitranna is now ready to serve. Garnish with coriander leaves as desired. This serves a single person.


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