Lemon Rice | How to make Lemon Rice

By Amishi Gadodia  |  12th May 2016  |  
5 from 5 reviews Rate It!
  • Lemon Rice, How to make Lemon Rice
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    5

    People

366

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About Lemon Rice Recipe

This recipe comes from our South Indian friends and it's the best Lemon rice I have ever eaten!

Lemon Rice

Ingredients to make Lemon Rice

  • 6 cups cooked white rice
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 - 5 red whole chili
  • dried 1.5 tsp urad dal / white gram lentil
  • 8 -10 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Pinch of asafoetida

How to make Lemon Rice

  1. In a big bowl, add cooked rice. To it add lemon juice and salt to taste. Mix using hands and adjust salt if needed. In a skillet, add oil.
  2. Once hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red whole chilies dried and white gram lentil and let it cook on med-low for 3-5 mins until cumin seeds and mustard seeds sputter and lentil gets cooked and crunchy.
  3. Take it off heat. Add chopped curry leaves, turmeric powder, black pepper and asafoetida and cook it for another minute.
  4. Add the tempering to the rice and mix using hands or wooden spoon until it gets mixed properly. Serve as it is or warm up more as and when needed.

Reviews for Lemon Rice (5)

Veena Rani9 months ago

It is simple and yummy!! Thanks for the recipe :)
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Bhaswati Roya year ago

Wow
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Zakiya Kodachi2 years ago

Yummy
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Priyam Kanodia2 years ago

awsome taste one of my fav
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Sheeni Singh2 years ago

lemon rice! one of my favourites :grin:
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