Lemon Rice | How to make Lemon Rice

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ByKrithika Chandrasekaran
Created on 15th Oct 2015
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About Lemon Rice

You can prepare this dish for Navratri, your Tuesday/Friday pooja or just any day!

Lemon Rice, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Lemon Rice is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingLemon Rice is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Krithika Chandrasekaran. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Lemon Rice is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Lemon Riceby Krithika Chandrasekaran. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Lemon Rice is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 2. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People
Lemon Rice

Ingredients to make Lemon Rice

  • Rice - 1/2 cup
  • Finely chopped vegetables (Carrot & capsicum) - 1/2 cup
  • Peas - 1/4 cup
  • Roasted Peanuts (optional) - 1/4 cup
  • Green chilli - 1 large
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Sesame Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Bengal gram - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric (Haldi) powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard (Rai) seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Salt to taste

How to make Lemon Rice

  1. Boil or pressure cook the washed rice with 1 cup of water. Take care not to over-cook. Once done, spread it on a plate gently using a fork and let it cool to room temperature.
  2. Heat oil in a wok, add the mustard seeds and let them crackle. Next, add the bengal gram, curry leaves and chopped green chilli. Saute for 1 minute.
  3. Now tip in the vegetables along with turmeric powder and salt and let it cook till its 3/4th done. Add the peanuts in as well.
  4. Once the vegetables are done, add it to the rice. Add lemon juice as well, with the help of a fork, gently mix all of these with the rice till its uniformly done. Check for salt.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander if you wish. Warm the rice just before serving.
My Tip: You can try any number of variations, from simple seasoning, to veggies, peanuts and so on.

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