Easy Lemon Rice With Carrots
Lemon Rice With Carrots
Lemon Rice: An Unplanned Meal
I use lemons regularly in my kitchen. They are a great source of vitamin C, calcium, iron, fiber, and other nutrients. They boost your immune system. This tangy, mild-flavored fruit gives a kick even to those dishes that are otherwise bland.
I always take making lemon rice lightly, meaning I'm not concerned about it turning out poorly--it's always delicious. This recipe is so simple and easy that everybody will think that way. To make it healthier and tastier, I cooked the rice with some diced carrots.
Let me share the detailed recipe with you.
- 1 1/2 cups rice, cooked al dente with diced carrots
- 1 cup carrots, diced
- 4-5 green chilies, slit lengthwise and cut
- 1/4 cup peanuts
- 1 tsp white lentils
- 1 tbsp split chickpeas or gram dal
- 10 curry leaves
- 1/4 cup grated coconut
- 1 lemon, juice extracted or 2-3 tbsp juice
- 3 tsp oil
- 1/4 tsp or less sugar, optional, to balance the taste, I used
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- salt to taste
Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Lemon Rice With Carrots
- Cook rice al dente with some salt and diced carrots. Set aside to cool.
- Heat oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Throw in mustard seeds. Let them splutter.
- Add split chickpeas, peanuts, white lentils, curry leaves, and green chilies. Saute on a medium-low fire till peanuts become crispy. Throw in turmeric powder. Mix once.
- Add cooked rice and carrots. Add salt and sugar. Be careful when adding salt. You have already added salt when boiling rice. Hence, add less salt.
- Throw in grated coconut. Give a nice stir. Keep the heat very low. Add lemon juice. Mix well. Turn off the stove.
- Your yummy lemon rice with carrots is ready to serve.
- Eat it warm with some chips on the side. Enjoy the taste!
Nutritional Information of Lemon rice With Carrots
|Serving size: 1|
|Calories from Fat||54|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 6 g||9%|
|Saturated fat 0 g|
|Carbohydrates 58 g||19%|
|Sugar 0 g|
|Fiber 1 g||4%|
|Protein 10 g||20%|
|Cholesterol 0 mg|
|Sodium 164 mg||7%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|