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Lemon rice from left over rice

Gowri Rajasekaran
5 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Lemon rice from left over rice RECIPE

Last night a bowl of rice got excess and i kept in the refrigerator to make over it.. morning i was thinking what to do with this rice.. a yellow ball rolled infront of me!! Yes it is lemon.. suddenly i changed the rice in to lemon rice... perfect match between the rice and Lemon..

Recipe Tags

  • Easy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Left over rice - 1 cup
  2. Lemon - 2
  3. Pea nuts - 2 tbs
  4. Chenna dhal - 2 tsp
  5. Urad dhal - 2 tsp
  6. Green chillies - 1
  7. Dry chilli - 2
  8. Ginger - 1 inch
  9. Curry leaves - 1 string
  10. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  11. Salt - as per the taste
  12. Oil - 2.tsp
  13. Hing - 1/2 tsp


  1. Squeeze the lemon and keep the juice aside
  2. In a kadai heat the oil.. first add peanuts and roast it for few seconds
  3. Then add chenna dhal, urad dhal and mustard seeds.. wait till dhal color to change and mustard to splutter.
  4. Add ginger and curry leaves in this..
  5. Now add salt , turmeric powder and hing ... switch of the flame and add the lime extract in it..
  6. Mix the rice with lime mixture... then serve the lemon rice with pappad...

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Ruchika Mehta
Ruchika Mehta   Sep-03-2018


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