Lemon Rice | Chitranna Recipe
Lemon rice is a popular flavorful rice recipe from South Indian cuisine. Lemon rice is also known as Chitranna.
Breakfast, Main Course
Lunchbox Ideas, Rice Recipes, South Indian Recipes
Black Mustard Seeds
Split Gram Dal
1 or 2
Dry Red Chilli
Green Chilli, chopped
Salt to taste
Fry the peanuts in oil till the raw smell disappears and turn light brown in color. Keep them aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add curry leaves, dry red chilli, mustard seeds, urad dal and split gram dal.
Once they start crackling, add chopped green chilli and sliced onion. Cook until the onions turned translucent.
Next add turmeric powder and mix well.
Now add cooked rice and mix them well.
Next goes fried peanuts and salt as per taste.
Finally add lemon juice and give a good stir and turn off the gas. Lemon rice is ready to serve.
You can also add chopped coriander leaves before serving it.