Indian Cuisine India Kitchen Food Recipe

Nimma Pulihora (Lemon Rice)

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Serves 3

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Required ingredients:

White rice (not any flavoured variety) — 2 cups

Lemon juice — 1/3 cup

Salt to taste

Cooking oil — 6 tbsp

Black mustard — 1/2 tsp.

Curry Leaf — 3 stems

Peanuts — a fistful

Green chilies (medium size) — 4

Turmeric — 1/2 tsp

Water — 4 cups

Directions

In a large bowl, add water and rice and cook until well done. Keep it aside. Meanwhile in a large skillet, heat cooking oil on low heat. To this add black mustard, peanuts, turmeric and fry till peanuts start to split. Then add chopped green chilies, curry leaves and salt. After three minutes remove from heat and add the lemon juice and stir. To this add cooked rice and mix thoroughly.

Note: You can adjust the amount of lemon juice according to your taste.

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