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Lemon Rice

A variety rice dish made with lemon. You can also add ground nuts, a small piece of fresh ginger chopped while seasoning. Instead of nuts, you can add few green peas cooked and a small carrot cut into small pieces.

Lemon Rice

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: RiceCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

A variety rice dish made with lemon. You can also add ground nuts, a small piece of fresh ginger chopped while seasoning.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups 2 Raw Rice

  • 2 2 Lemon

  • 4 4 Red chili or green chili

  • 1 tsp 1 Bengal gram dhal

  • 1 tsp 1 Urad dhal

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 Asafetida

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 Turmeric powder

  • 1 tbsp 1 Cashew nut

  • 4 4 Gingelly Oil

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 Mustard

  • Curry leaves – few

  • 1 tsp 1 Salt

Directions

  • Cook rice till soft (but not mushy). Put it in a plate or broad vessel and spread it. Sprinkle one or two teaspoon oil over it.
  • Take out juice from the lemons.
  • In a kadai pour the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up, add Bengal gram dhal, urad dhal, and fry till it turns light brown.
  • Add cashew nuts, chillies, asafetida powder and curry leaves and fry for a while.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt and stir well.
  • Keep the stove in low heat and add the cooked rice and gently mix it.
  • Finally add lemon juice and mix it once again and remove.
  • Tips
  • You can also add ground nuts, a small piece of fresh ginger chopped while seasoning. Instead of nuts, you can add few green peas cooked and a small carrot cut into small pieces.
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