Lemon Rice | How to make Lemon Rice

By Sujata Limbu  |  25th Aug 2015  |  
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About Lemon Rice Recipe

As my favourite South Indian traditional breakfast recipe, lemon rice never tends to dissapoint at any given time.

Lemon Rice is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Karnataka. Lemon Rice is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Lemon Rice is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is few minute and it takes 10 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Lemon Rice. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Lemon Rice is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Lemon Rice is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Lemon Rice. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Lemon Rice at your home.

Lemon Rice

Ingredients to make Lemon Rice

  • 1 cup Basmati rice (Fresh/Leftover)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon chana dal
  • 1 tablespoon groundnuts
  • 1/3rd teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 5 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt to taste

How to make Lemon Rice

  1. Wash and cook the basmati rice in a pressure/rice cooker. Note that the rice must not be overcooked. You may also use left over rice for this dish.
  2. Take a pan, heat the oil, add in mustard seeds and let them crackle.
  3. Then add the urad dal, chana dal, asafoetida, ground nuts, curry leaves and salt to taste. Stir this well and cook for 2 minutes or so.
  4. Next, pour in the lemon juice and let the mixture cook for 1 minute.
  5. Then instantly put in the boiled rice and mix all the ingredients well together. Let this cook for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with a side of raita or your favourite chutney.

Reviews for Lemon Rice (2)

anita bhatia2 years ago

Thanx n lemony flavour..

Sakshi Dadhich2 years ago

बहुत अच्छी रेसिपी है ।

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