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Carrot Lemon Rice

Arti Gupta
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Carrot Lemon Rice RECIPE

Good food leads to good mood.Truly said. And nutritious ingredients mingled with good food leads to worlds best wealth I.e. your perfect health . The south indian delish Lemon rice is a known one pot meal and here we add the taste of carrot to make it more flavourful and aromatic. Addition of its crunch and juice to the pilaf just defines the newness and yumminess.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • South Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1 katori uncooked rice/ 4 katori cooked rice
  2. 1 cup grated carrot/ 1 big carrot
  3. 2 tbsp oil
  4. 1 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  5. 1 finely chopped green chilly
  6. 2 tsp dhuli urad dal ( washed black lentils)
  7. 10 – 15 curry leaves
  8. 1 lemon juice
  9. 2 tsp Dessicated coconut
  10. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  11. 1 tsp salt


  1. Prepare semicooked rice and keep aside.
  2. In a pan heat ghee/ coconut oil.
  3. Add mustard seeds, chopped green chillies, curry leaves, lentils, coconut and saute.
  4. Add grated carrot and cook for a minute.
  5. Add the rice and salt and turmeric powder.
  6. Toss well and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Turn off the flame and add lemon juice and mix again.
  8. Garnish with curry leaves and enjoy with curd or curries. Also serve papad and pickle along with it .

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Dinesh murugan
Dinesh murugan   Jan-29-2017

I made it within a few mins...That was simply awesome

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