In this rainy sesaon, avoid eating vegetables grown in fresh rainwater or eat as little of them as you can. Use sour lemon freely. Below are few recipies with lemon.
Wheat Vermiceli 1 cup
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Rock Salt 1 tsp
Oil 1 spoon
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Udad dal 1 tbsp
Green chilies in big pieces 1 whole
Curry leaves 5-6 leaves
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Lemon 1 – 2 whole
Water 2 cups
In a pan add oil, mustard seeds.
After it splutters, add udad dal (black gram) and roast it till it turns reddish brown
Add green chilies, curry leaves, asafoetida, turmeric powder and wheat vermiceli. Cook it for 1 minute.
Add hot water, rock salt and cook it for 10-15 minutes.
Turn off the gas, add lemon juice and serve.
Yam 250 gms
Sweet potatoes 100gms
Colocasia roots(Arabi) 100 gms
Black pepper 1 tbsp
Rock salt 1.2 tsp or as per taste
Black salt 1 tbsp
Lemon 1 1/2whole
Cow Ghee 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Peel Yam, sweet potatoes, colocasia roots (Arabi) and chop them in cubes.
Steam them with rocksalt and black salt for 15 minutes.
In a pan add cow ghee heat it up and add cumin seeds, black pepper powder and steamed roots, stir it and turn off the gas.
Add lemon juice and serve the chat.
This is a tasty and healthy option of chat. In this month green leafy and fresh vegetables are not available, so use of yam is good in rainy months.
Subja seeds 2 tbsp
Rock sugar 1 1/2 tbsp
Lemon juice 1 tbsp
Ginger juice (optional) 1/2 tbsp
Water 1 glass
Sock subja seeds in water for 1/2 hour drain the water.
In 1 glass water add lemon juice, rock sugar and ginger juice stir well.
Add subja seeds and serve it.