Lemon Rice Recipe

Lemon Rice Recipe
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South India offers a wide variety of exotic dishes and one among these is the Lemon rice. It is considered a great option for breakfast by many.
Lemon Rice Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 8.3 / 10 (24 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 cups Rice
  • 2 to 4 (depending on the juice) Lemons
  • 2 tbsp Peanuts
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp Chana dal
  • 1 tbsp Urad dal
  • 10 Red chilies
  • 5 to 7 Green chilies
  • 2 tbsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • 1 small bunch of Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • Salt
How to make Lemon Rice:
  • Cook rice and keep it aside.
  • Add to the rice (not very hot) little oil, turmeric, salt and mix it well.
  • Now squeeze lemon juice and add it (according to taste) to rice and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add chana dal, green chilies, urad dal, peanuts, red chilies, curry leaves, mustard and jeera to fry.
  • When the ingredients turn brown and mustard starts to splutter, add this to the above prepared rice.
  • Now your Lemon Rice is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
Nabanita posted 14/01/2008
Try this. Add turmeric to rice. Heat oil add mustard . after it splutters add channa dal, urud dal peanuts, red/green chillies, hing, curry leaves and take pan out of the flame and add lemon juice in pan and immdly pour over turmeric & mix.