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Lemon Rice

Product Used for the Recipe
TUMIX® Chicken Stock
Ajinomoto Malaysia
Recipe Description

Savour turmeric rice in a refreshing lemon taste, this is scrumptious Southern Indian style of cuisine with sprinkle of peanuts. Enjoy the spicy taste and the authentic flavour given by SERI-AJI® Black Pepper Seasoning and TUMIX® Chicken Stock Seasoning.

300 gm Basmati rice (approx. 6 cups)
½ tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Split channa dhal
½ tsp Caraway seeds (ajwain)
¼ tsp SERI-AJI® Black Pepper Seasoning
2 tbsp TUMIX® Chicken Stock Seasoning
1-3 Green and red chili, sliced finely
2-3 Dried red chili, broken into small pieces
1½ sprig Curry leaf
75 ml or more Lemon juice
2½ tbsp Ghee
3 tbsp Boiled peanuts
Some Cilantro leaves, chopped for garnishing
To taste Salt
1. Cook the rice with salt in a rice cooker. Do not over-cook.
2. Heat ghee in a wok. Add the mustard seed, the split channa dhal, two types of chilies dried and fresh, and curry leaves. Add the turmeric powder. Give a good stir.
3. Add the lemon juice, stir and turn off the fire. Do not cook or boil the lemon juice.
4. Add the well-loosened rice and mix carefully. Do not break the grains. Taste for salt and add more lemon juice if needed.
5. Serve, garnished with coriander leaves and peanuts (some mixed in and some for topping)
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