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Friday, April 4, 2014

narthangai-sadam-1

Very recently I have started liking Narthangai/ citron. When in-laws came they got few narthangais and I made pachadi. Now again when I got 3 big narthangais through my Karaikudi mami, I made pachadi with 2 and made narthangai sadam with one fruit’s juice. And this is the first time I am making narthangai sadam. Being a mixed rice variety lover, I loved it so so much. Its same as lemon rice. Very easy to make but very flavorful and tasty. If you in case get a chance to lay hands over these fruits, do try rice with it. Though the recipe is too simple, I still wanted to blog this :)

citrion-rice

Narthangai sadam recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Lunch
Prep Time: 5 mins    |  Cook time: 15 mins    Serves: 2

Ingredients

Narthangai juice - 1/4 cup

Cooked rice - 3 cups

Turmeric - 1/8 tsp

Salt - As needed


To temper

Oil - 1 tblsp

Mustard - 3/4 tsp

Urad dal - 2 tsp

Channa dal - 1 tblsp

Red chilli - 2

Asafoetida - Generous pinch

Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Green chilli - 4, slit


Method

  1. Add a tsp of sesame oil, little salt to the cooked rice and separate the grains. Squeeze the citrion gently to get its juice.
  2. 1-squeeze
  3. In a pan, add oil, temper with the items given under ‘To temper table’. Add turmeric, salt and the squeezed juice and switch off the flame.
  4. 2-temper
  5. Add it to the rice and mix well and keep aside for 30 mins before serving.
  6. 3-mix

Notes

    • Do not squeeze citron too much as it will give bitterness.
    • You can use orange squeezer to squeeze. Also do not press too hard.

Serve it with your favorite vegetable side dish and some fried vadams. I can it as such ;)

narthangai-sadam

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12 comments:

  1. Would love to try this, I love narthangai more than lemon, just for the slight bitter taste in it,

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  2. looks so delicious.. love it!

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  3. such a perfect one for lunchbox!!

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  4. long time back i tasted this... Mostly we opt for pickle. nice click btw

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  5. Slurp, tangy rice.. We get citron here but they are not as much as tastier like we get in India..

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  6. We all love it,.Aunty makes it superb ! Must try on my own once :)

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  7. it has been ages since I had this Rice.. my mother in law used to do it.. looks wonderful

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  8. Very nice dear!!! my mum makes pickles out of this citron,,,,

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  9. what is narthangai ? can I use lemon instead ?

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  10. Very nice. I also make this.
    Citron pickle will be yum. Do you make it?

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  11. Beautiful clicks, love the idea!

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  12. this is simple one, please try what i do , my grand ma recipe.instead of oil use ghee to temper and roast little black pepper and jeera,and crush with a pestle.not to make fine powder.add this powder lastly mix well. you can fry cashewnuts while adding channa dal. try and message me.

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