Saturday, October 4, 2008

Lemon rice (Elumichai sadam / Elumicham saadam)

  • Cook1 cup of raw rice (colam rice), spread evenly and sprinkle ½ tsp of turmeric powder.
  • Fry the seasonings consist of ½ tsp of mustard seeds, 1 tsp of black gram, 1 tsp of Bengal gram, 2 tsp of ground nut (peanut), Qty 2 red chilies (broken into pieces), one by one.
  • Add with rice.
  • Add required salt, lemon juice squeezed from 2 lemons, 1 tsp finely chopped ginger and 1 tsp asafetida and mix well.
  • Garnish with curry leaves.
  • Serve cold.
  • Suitable to carry packed and have it while traveling, packed lunch, etc.

    Glossary

    English ----- Tamil --------- Hindi

    Raw rice -----Pacharisi -------------Kachcha chawal
    Turmeric ---- Manjal ------------------- Haldi
    Mustard ----- kadugu -------------------- Rai / Sarson
    Black gram -- Uluttham paruppu -------Urad dal
    Bengal gram -- Kadalai paruppu ---------- Channa dal
    Ground nut -- Nilakkadalai / Ver kadalai -- Moong phali
    Red chili -- Vara milakai / milakai vatral ---- Lal mirchi
    Lemon / Lime-- elumicham pazham --- Nimbu
    Ginger ------- Inji / Injiver -------------- Adharak
    Asafetida / -- Perungayam ----- Hing
    Curry leaves - Kary veppilai --------- Kary patha

1 comment:

maddy said...

GOT IT, Thanks!