How to make Lemon Rice - Cooked rice tossed with a tangy lemon and spice tempering.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Rice (चावल), Lemon juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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It is one of the easiest quickest and most delicious things to do with rice – freshly made or leftover from last night’s dinner. Cooked rice tossed in a tangy tempering of whole and powdered spices, crunchy peanuts, fresh coconut and plenty of lemon juice.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Lemon Rice Recipe

  • Rice boiled 1 1/2 cups

  • Lemon juice 3 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Whole dry red chillies broken 2

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Peanuts 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Coconut fresh scraped 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds, hing, methi, urad dal and sauté till the dal turns golden.

Step 2

Add curry leaves, broken red chillies, turmeric powder and peanuts and continue to sauté. Add rice and salt and mix. Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 3

Cook on low heat till the rice gets heated through. Garnish with coconut and serve hot.