Lime Rice


1 tblsp oil
1/4 tsp each cumin seed (jeera), mustard seeds (raai), urad dal
1 onion (pyaj)s finely cut
salt (namak) to taste
1 stalk curry leaves (kari patta)
2 green chillies
2 cup boiled and cooled rice (chawal)
2-3 pinches asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tblsp coriander (dhania patta)finely cut
juice of half lemon
1/4 tsp turmeric (haldi) powder
1 tblsp grated fresh coconut (narial)

How to make Lime Rice:
  • Use a heavy or nonstick pan.
  • Heat up oil, mix in seeds, and dal.
  • Allow to splutter.
  • Mix in green chillies, curry leaves, onions, asafoetida stir fry till onions are light pink.
  • Mix in rice, turmeric, salt, lemon, coriander, coconut.
  • Stir gently till well mixed.
  • Cover and simmer (boil slowly at low temperature) till steaming hot.
  • Serve hot.