Ingredients:

  1. Rice - 3/4 cup
  2. Onion - 1/2 cup
  3. Green chillies - 3-4
  4. Lemon juice - 1 1/2 tbsp
  5. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  6. Urad daal - 1tsp
  7. Curry leaves - 5-6
  8. Ground nuts
  9. Cashew nuts
  10. A pinch of turmeric
  11. Sugar – 1/4 tsp
  12. Grated fresh coconut - 1 tbsp
  13. Oil
  14. Salt

Lemon Rice Preparation:

Cook rice in pressure cooker. Rice should not become too soft.

Heat oil in a pan and add ground nuts, mustard seeds and urad daal.

When they start popping, add cashew nuts, onion, turmeric, green chilli, curry leaves.

fry till the onions turn slightly brownish. Add salt, coconut and sugar.

Now Add the rice, mix well. Turn off the heat and add the lemon juice. Mix well.

Lemon Rice or Chitranna is now ready to serve.