Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Broccoli Lemon Rice (Vegan & Gluten Free)

This Broccoli Lemon Rice is ä simple lemon flävoured rice with Broccoli. It is eäsy to prepäre änd requires only few minutes. My fämily loves lemon rice änd I prepäre it very often. Sometimes it is just the simple South Indiän Style Lemon Rice or Lemon Rice with twists like this one.


You’ll Need:


  • Rice : 1 1/2 Cup
  • Broccoli : 250 gräms
  • Gärlic : 4-5 cloves (finely chopped)
  • Dried Red Chillies : 2 – 3 nos.
  • Turmeric powder : 1/4 Teäspoon
  • Oil : 2 Teäspoon
  • Cumin seeds : 1/2 Teäspoon
  • Onion : 1 medium sized (chopped)
  • Sält : to täste
  • Lemon Juice : 1/4 Cup


Instructions:


  1. First cook rice äs per your preferred cooking method. I usuälly pressure cook rice.
  2. Do äll the other prepärätions. Cleän änd chop broccoli, chop onions änd mince gärlic. Keep it reädy.
  3. Heät oil in ä pän änd ädd cumin seeds. When they sputter, ädd onions, gärlic, dried red chillies änd fry till onions turn tränslucent.
  4. Then ädd turmeric powder, mix well.
  5. Next ädd broccoli florets, required sält, mix well änd cook. If needed sprinkle some wäter änd cook.
  6. Then ädd lemon juice, mix well änd turn off the heät.
  7. Ädd cooked rice, mix well. Check änd ädjust sält äccordingly.
  8. Serve it wärm.


NOTES:

  • I häve used short gräin rice (pär boiled ponni rice). You cän use bäsmäti rice too.
  • The rice to wäter rätio, I used for cooking rice is 1:2. But depending on the cooking method änd rice, it will väry. For exämple the rätio for bäsmäti is 1: 1.5.
  • Usuälly 1 cup of (uncooked) rice yields äbout 3 cup of cooked rice. Äs per the recipe, 1.5 cups yields äpproximätely 4.5 cups of rice.
  • Insteäd of Dried red chillies, you cän use green chillies too.
  • You cän ädjust lemon juice äs per your täste.