Lemon Rice | How to make Lemon Rice

By Amishi Gadodia  |  12th May 2016  |  
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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 is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Lemon Rice is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Lemon Rice by Amishi Gadodia will help you to prepare the perfect Lemon Rice in your kitchen at home. Lemon Rice needs 20 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Lemon Rice. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Lemon Rice. In case you have any questions on how to make the Lemon Rice you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Amishi Gadodia. Lemon Rice will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

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 Rani6 months ago

It is simple and yummy!! Thanks for the recipe :)

Bhaswati Roya year ago


Zakiya Kodachia year ago


Priyam Kanodia2 years ago

awsome taste one of my fav

Sheeni Singh2 years ago

lemon rice! one of my favourites :grin: