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Saturday, November 05, 2011

Lemon Riceflakes(Elumichai Aval)

Lemon Riceflakes has been served as the healthy recipe of the Day.It can be said as Lemon Riceflakes Upuma and the preparation slightly differs from 'Batata Poha'.It can be packed for Lunch too.U can garnish it with peanuts and roasted cashews.It can be done in 6 - 7 mins time and serves 3-4 nos.U can add 1 sliced onion in step 2 or do without it.The recipe is same like the Lemon rice recipe.Enjoy Ur Breakfastor short-meal!.BonAppetit!

Lemon Riceflakes
Ingredients:
3 cups thick white poha or Aval(riceflakes)
4 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp kadalai paruppu or Channadal - soaked for abt 15 mins
2 Dried Red Chillies
a pinch of turmeric powder
few Curry leaves and coriander leaves
a pinch of asaoetida
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Urad dal
1/4 tsp salt - to taste
2 tsp refined Oil

Method:
1) Soak the riceflakes in 2 cups water and drain the excess water after 30 secs twice and keep it aside.
2) Heat the oil in a kadai,season with mustard seeds and urad dal,once the mustard starts popping,add the kadalai paruppu(channa dal),red chillies,curry leaves,asafoetida or hing,turmeric powder and salt.Saute it till it gets fried - say for 2- 3 minutes.
3) Add add the lemon juice and the soaked white riceflakes and mix (with spatula) gently sprinkling 30 to 50 ml water now and then till riceflakes gets wellcoated with the seasonings.
4) Turn off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.

Tips:
If U use thin riceflakes Variety,wet it once and sprinkle little water now and then in Step 3.But it won't luk nice and de-shaped quickly- like done with  the thick riceflakes.

Submitting this post to Healthy Cooking Challenge hosted by Kavi's Edible Entertainment and  Smita's My Tasty Curry.

U might also like :
Coconutmilk Riceflakes
Batata Poha(Potato Riceflakes Upuma)
Keema Poha Briyani
Healthy Poha(Riceflakes) Idli
Brown Riceflakes Puttu
Riceflakes Payasam

9 comments:

Kaveri said...

That's one of my favorites...a quick and easy recipe

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

To be frank I don't like poha at all dear but ur dish looks tasty and yummy..should give a try next time when my mil prepares them:)

Manju said...

Nice and easy recipe.

Regards,
Manju

aipi said...

An all time fav ~ the color is really nice n appetizing!
USMasala

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very colorful and delicious looking lemon rice. Awesome preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

divya said...

looks very colorful and yummy dish..

Saru Singhal said...

Great recipe...:) Thanks for sharing!

Vivek Rastogi said...

We are eating poha with Jalebi... for ultimate taste..

Kavi... said...

Yummy! ! :D thanks so much! You are single-handedly increasing the number of entries linked to my event! :D Really appreciate it a lot! :) Thanks!