Elumichai Sadam: This South Indian Lemon Rice Is The Comfort Food You Need
Updated : August 06, 2021 12:08 IST
A south Indian styled lemon rice is a must to try out!
Rice is a staple food of not just India but of many other countries. Not only is it a comfort food that is very easy to cook but is also super versatile. Lemon rice is a simple side dish that can be made in under less than half an hour with minimal ingredients. A squeeze of lemon gives your plain rice a simple sour flavor that never disappoints anyone. Lemon rice is generally eaten in south Indian states and our recipe of lemon rice is made with conventional Tamil style. To start with, ‘Elumichai Sadam’ is known as lemon rice. This rice is packed with loads of tangy flavors, spices and curry leaves. The rice that is preferable to use while making is kolam rice which is produced in Telangana, that has a pleasant aroma and is very soft and spongy almost similar in taste with basmati rice. What distinguishes this side dish from other states is the style it's prepared with, using excessive lemon juice and turmeric powder and the kolam rice it's prepared with. Usually it’s said that lemon rice in Tamil or southern states of India is made using leftover food, So let's quickly look over the recipe.