This is just perfect for kids lunchpack for school, as it is filling and the kids just love Lemon Rice in their box.
2 cups of rice(cooked in 4 cups of water ,adjust the water so that the grains are seperate)
Juice of 2 lemons
1 tbsp of Oil
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
One red chilli
2 tsp of Channa dal
1 1/2 tsp of groundnuts
1 1/2 tsp of urad dal
A pinch of hing(Asafoetida)
1/2 tsp grated ginger
4 green chillies(slit and cut length wise)
1/4 tsp of Haldi(Turmeric) powder
Heat oil in a pan,add the mustard seeds.once they start to splutter add the channa dal ,and fry a little bit and then add groundnuts and urad dal,and when the dals start turning a bit red add the green chillies, curry leaves, ginger, hing and turmeric.turn off the heat.
Add salt and the squeezed out lemon juice to it once it cools down.
Mix this seasoning into the cooked rice.transfer everything into a mixing bowl and mix well.
Can add salt or lemon juice according to their own taste,if you want it to be more tangy , can add a bit more of lemon juice.
Transfer into a serving bowl and Tangy , sour Lemon rice is ready.