Lunch Box Recipes: Lemon Rice, Stir Fried Broccoli And Curd

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Here's a simple and tasty Lunch Box that you can pack for yourself and your kids. It includes Lemon Rice, Spicy Stir Fried Broccoli and Curd.

Lemon Rice is also known as Elumichai Sadam in Tamil or Chitranna in Karnataka, which is a South Indian Mixed rice in which rice is sauteed along with lemon juice and other basic masalas. You can also use the leftover rice to make this Lemon Rice.  It is easy to make and takes very less time to prepare this. Along with this mixed rice, we have packed Spicy Stir Fried Broccoli and Curd.

Stir Fried Broccoli and Curd helps you to fulfill the nutrition intake for the day as Broccoli is high in protein and fibre and Curd is an excellent probiotic that aids in digestion. This is a simple meal which gets ready in no time and is also liked by kids. 

  • 1. Lemon Rice Recipe (Elumichai Sadam/Chitranna)

    Lemon Rice is a South Indian mixed rice where rice is tossed with lemon juice and everyday spices. It is one of the easiest recipes to make and gets ready in no time. You can either use leftover rice to make this delicious Lemon rice or make some fresh rice and cool it down before making your dish.

    If you like this recipe, you can also try other South Indian Rice recipes that you can make for your everyday Lunch Box:

    1. Ellu Sadam Recipe
    2. Milagu Jeera Sadam Recipe
    3. Thakkali Sadam Recipe

  • 2. Spicy Stir Fried Broccoli Recipe

    Stir Fried Broccoli Recipe is a perfect dish that you can pack with your Lemon Rice. It is high in proteins and fibre and helps you to fulfil your daily nutrition. 

    In Spicy Stir Fried Broccoli Recipe, Broccoli is stir fried along with garlic, peanuts and spices. You can also add Mushrooms, Corn, Green Peas etc or any other vegetable of your choice.

  • 3. How To Make Homemade Yogurt (Curd)

    Curd or Dahi as it is known popularly is an excellent probiotic that aids in digestion, not only by improving gut activity but also soothing inflamed or upset stomachs.

    Nothing beats curd that is cultured at home as it will contain the right bacteria that aids in the probiotic function. It is easy to prepare at home and takes minimal effort.