Wednesday, August 13, 2008

LEMONY LEMON RICE WITH TANGY GRILLED TOMATO CHUTNEY AND SWEET GULABI LASSI....

Lemon rice reminds me of college days,..i remember in between classes we used to ask our batchmates what they have got from their home for lunch and lemon rice was the most frequent one,..in their tiffin,..as our hostel food was not good,..food got by our localite friends was boon for us...i prepared lemon rice for the first time,..here in singapore and enjoyed with frequently prepared grilled tomato chutney and papad.
recipe for lemon rice
ingredient
rice 300gm
oil to cook
salt to taste
one tsp each of mustard and urad seeds
juice of half lemon
half tsp of turmeric pwder
coriander leaves and curry leaves to garnish
procedure
cook rice with turmeric and salt,drain and mix lemon juice ,
for tempering
in another vessel heat half tsp of oil
add mustard seeds and once they start spluttering
add urad dal and curry leaves,
pour the contents over lemon rice.
Before serving garnish with coriander and curry leaves,..
another variation of lemon rice is to add peanuts and chanadal if u guys knw any other variation of lemon rice do share,,,.:-)
Grilled tomato chutney is frequently prepared at our home,it goes well parantha,khichdi and tehari as a side dish along with curd,salad and papad.
Ingredients for grilled tomato chutney
tomato two wash and dry and keep aside
green chilli one
garlic clove one peel and keep aside
salt to taste
few drops of mustard oil
coriander leaves to garnish
and if u want chutney to be more hot red chilli powder can be added ,i didnt add...
procedure
On a stove grill place the tomatoes and garlic cloves
keep roatating the tomatoes to avoid burning
once done remove the blackish layer of the tomatoes and keep aside
in a serving bowl mash the tomatoes along with grilled garlic,add chopped green chilli,salt and few drops of oil
before serving garnish with coriander leaves.
I TRIED LASSI WITH ROSE PETALS ,mixed curd,milk,icecubes,sugar,cardmom pod one and petals of two rose,blended in mixer and delicious GULABI LASSI WAS READY,Before serving garnish with rose petals.
LEMON RICE GOES TO EC FOR AFAM LEMON
ndWYF COLOUR EVENT
and also to SHEETAL FOR SWC KARNATAKA EVENT
STARTED BY LAKSHMI
GRILLED TOMATO CHUTNEY GOES TO SIG WHO IS HOSTING GRILL IT EVENT
STARTED BY MEETA,
TO SUNSHINEMOM FOR FOOD IN COLOUR EVENT
THEME FOR THE MONTH BEING RED AND
TO EC FOR WYF COLOUR THEME E VENT FOR COLOUR RED INGREDIENT TOMATO.
GULABI LASSI GOES TO SRILEKHA who is hosting ICECREAM AND MILKSHAKE EVENT
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST AND TO EC FOR COLOUR WHITE INGREDIENT MILK FOR WYF EVENT.
MY BLOGGER FRENS HAVE PASSED ME MORE AWARDS,..THANKS FRENS WILL BE PASSING THEM SOON,..HAPPY BLOGGIN,..CEEYA SOON,..AND U GUYS MUST BE WONDERING WHTS TRICOLOUR FONT DOING IN MY POST THATS CAUSE I AM HIGH WITH INDEPENDENCE DAY FEVER ,,,ITS GONNA BE OUR 61st independence day doesnt that sound great...:-)
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY TO ALL FRENS IN ADVANCE...:-) ENJOY.....

25 comments:

LG said...

what a combo yaar! nice one ..I am all hooked on that lassi with rose petals..slurrrp..

Neha said...

hey i do always make lemon rice in the evenings(if there's leftover rice from afternoon), n really it tastes yummy...
N my my ur this post is gng to so many events...niceone... :)

Priti said...

Everything looking so yummy...tomtar chutney looks very gud and gulabi lassi ...wow ! and hey its our 61st I Day na?

notyet100 said...

THNKS PRITI...:-) I EDITED ,..

Vaishali said...

Lovely lemon rice-- it's a favorite in our home. And the chutney looks great. Nice idea to grill the tomatoes first. I've never tried it that way.

SriLekha said...

a post for so many entries! that sounds great yar! all the recipes were too good!

Ramya Bala said...

was interestingly readin the chutney yaar..nice one n lassi with rose petal-Wow-gd thinking dear...

sowmya said...

greta pictures..love the tomato chutney..nice recipe!!

SpicyTasty said...

Wow! That's a good combination. Lemon rice and tomato chutney. Gulab lassi is new to me. looks good.

Madhavi said...

Everything look mouthwatering, and love ur tomato chutney. Awesome entry for the events!!!

Ramya Bala said...

dear,its our 62nd independence day...chk that out

Uma said...

wow, what a display of yummy dishes. Each and everything looks so delicious. Love the use of tricolors in view of independence day.

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Illatharasi said...

What a spread.... each recipe competing with one another :)

Grilled tomatoes chutney looks great ... will try this:)

Cham said...

The grilling tomato chutney sounds great :) Great thali and lassi has an elegant touch with those petals

sunshinemom said...

Priya, thank you for the lovely bonanza! The tomato chutney is yummy and since I am a rice fan - I can do nothing short of drool over the lemon rice. That is a perfect platter what with rose lassi to digest and sooth:) Happy Independence Day in advance!!

romaspace said...

The grilled tomato chutney is so intriguing. I have bookmarked it to try.

Sig said...

oh that is a great combo! Thanks for another wonderful entry :)

Anisheetu said...

Wow so many things... yummy recipes... thanks for the entries...

Hima said...

Great recipes for the events

VEGETABLE PLATTER said...

yummy spread of dishes .. i loved the grilled tomato chutney .. shall try it soon

Meeta K said...

grilled tomato chutney a great idea! and once again a lovely entry!

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easycrafts said...

Perfect looking lemon rice...tomato chutney seems to be a good combi, thanks for participating

romaspace said...

I tried it out and we all loved it. Thanks for sharing this recipe.
Here is my experience:

http://romaspace.wordpress.com/2008/08/27/grilled-tomato-chutney/