Thursday, June 12, 2008

NIMMAKAYA PULIHORA / LEMON RICE


SERVES : 2 ADULTS





INGREDIENTS REQUIRED :-

Rice : 1/4 kg
lemon : 2 big
salt : 2 tspns
oil : 1/2 tspn
turmeric : 1/2 tspn

FOR SEASONING :-

Oil : 1 tbspn
urad dal : 2 tspns
ground nuts / peanuts : 1/2 a handful
dry red chillies : 1
bengal gram : 1 tbspn
cumin seeds : 1/2 tspn
mustard seeds : 1/2 tspn
asafoetida / hing : sprinkle little
green chillies : 6
curry leaves : 4 strigs



PREPARATION :-

  • First pick ,wash and soak rice in just less than 2 glasses of water.

  • To this add turmeric and 1/4 tspn salt and mix well . Now add 1/2 tspn oil and mix well. Put this aside for 20 mins.

  • After 20 mins boil this rice either in cooker / electric rice cooker. When it is completed dont take out the lid for 10 mins. after 10 mins take the lid and cool the rice in a big bowl.

  • Take a small bowl and add remaining salt and squeeze lime juice on salt and keep it aside.(this step is to avoid bitter taste.)

  • Slit green chillies length wise .

  • Now heat a pan , add oil . when it is heated do seasoning by adding all the ingredients under subtitle " FOR SEASONING " one after another and switchoff stove.

  • By this time ur rice should get cooled.

  • now add lime juice to rice and mix well. Add seasoning to rice and mix well.

  • Put it aside for 10 mins .

  • Serve tasty & sour nimmakaya pulihora / lemon rice.

PLEASE LEAVE UR COMMENT AND RATE MY RECIPE.......

THANK U FOR VISITING MY BLOG,

PREETHI RAM.

4 Comments:

  1. Anonymous said...
    Hi,
    Your recipe looks great.
    How many cups of rice is equivalent to 1/4 kg rice? That will help me to determine the exact water quantity to mix.

    Thanks
    Anonymous said...
    Nice Recipe.. simple too
    Sunita Kalluri said...
    It was really very tasty...... But I tried with left over rice and the same procedure.

    Thanks dear.
    Suneetha Ram
    Neelima said...
    Good Illustrations and makes a no cooking person like me do stuff

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