LEMON VERMICELLI

1Do you know why breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day? The name itself gives away the meaning. ‘Break’ + ‘Fast’ means that you are breaking your fast of 8-12 hours. When do you have your dinner?  8 or 9 PM? And then when do you have your breakfast? Again 8 or 9 AM? For such a long duration you are fasting and if you do not have your breakfast at proper time then your body will be forced to use up the reserve/ emergency energy to get you through the day. This results in multiple other issues like gastro problems, eating heavy lunch, headaches, etc.

Hence, I would always suggest you to have your breakfast regularly. This is another yummy and quick breakfast recipe for you. This is a version of lemon rice.

INGREDIENTS:

Vermicelli – 1 cup

Lemon – 1/2 a piece

Mustard – 1 tsp

Urad Dal – 1.5 tsp

Green chilly – 2-3

Curry leaves – 1 stem

Asafoetida powder – a pinch

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Oil – 2 tsp

Salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a big pot add lots of water and salt and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the vermicelli and let it cook.
  3. Drain the vermicelli and keep aside.
  4. In a kadai, heat oil.
  5. Splutter mustard seeds.
  6. Add green chilly and saute for 30 secs.
  7. Add urad dal and saute till golden brown.
  8. Add asafoetida and curry leaves.
  9. Add the drained vermicelli and turmeric powder and mix well.
  10. Add the lemon juice and mix well. Switch off the flame and serve hot.

See how easy it was. And the lemon gives you dose of vitamin C that protects the body against immune system deficiencies. And always a good tiffin box option. Enjoy. 3

 

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