Have leftover rice in your fridge? Do you always make a quick fried rice or nasi with it? Turmeric Lemon Rice would be a great variation with that pot of leftover rice sitting in your fridge right now. Well if you don’t have leftover rice, you can still try this recipe by making a fresh pot of rice always.
Back in India while growing up in Mumbai we used to travel every year once or twice back to our hometown of Kolkata in a 36 to 48 hour train journey. (Yes that was literally West to the East of India) and the availability of fresh, clean food on such train journeys used to be very rare. I remember us as a family of 4 (mum, dad, brother and me) carrying our bags and another special bag just with food in it. I remember us coming prepared with atleast 2-3 meals that could stay fresh without any refrigeration (something important to note is the weather conditions in India are generally warm and humid). Lemon Rice used to be one of the meals packed into a box for all of us and then later served on paper plates. Several memories going back to those days of travel. I wonder if I can ever travel that way today or in the near future.
The reason why it was safe to carry Turmeric Lemon Rice was because it had lemon a natural preservative and great for digestion and the gut in humid weather. With the spring coming up and temperatures finally going up slightly I can think of making this at home and enjoying it with some stir fried pepper potatoes or some poriyal. The traditional recipe is made with some ghee but it is great with oil as well, hardly any difference in flavor. Time for you to
It’s time for you to give a little different treatment to your leftover rice.
Here’s the recipe for you. Let me know below in the comments if you give it a try.