Lemon rice



Plain boiled rice – 4 cups
Green chillies – 2, chopped
Ginger – 1 tsp finely minced
Dry red chillies – 6, broken, seeds removed
Curry leaves – 2 sprigs (optional)
Turmeric powder – 1 1/4 tsp
Lime juice – 4 to 5 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Channa dal – 1 tbsp (soak in water)
Urad dal – 1 tbsp (soak in water)
Roasted Peanuts – 1/4 cup
Salt – to taste
Oil – 2 tbsp


  • Heat oil in a large non-stick pan and splutter mustard seeds.
    Add peanuts and roast for a minute.
    Add the soaked channa dal and urad dal.
    Stir and add green chillies, ginger, red chillies and curry leaves.
    Meanwhile, add lime juice and salt to the cooked rice. Mix well and keep aside. Add turmeric powder into the pan and stir.
    Now add the rice and mix well till the rice gets an even yellow color.
    Serve yummy ‘Lemon Rice/ Chitranna’ with pickle, pappads and love to Sri Krsna, and we wish the Divine Couple loves it and blesses all of us.

Note: Chanting HariNama while preparing dishes brings immense effects and fills prasad with transcedental energy.

Source : Govindas Kitchen

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