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Lemon Rice

Traditional lemon rice in a different avatar.

This recipe is contributed by Member sarika luthra.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Lemon Rice

Main Ingredients

Boiled rice, Oil





Level Of Cooking


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  • Boiled rice
    1 cup
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Fennel seeds (saunf)
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Ginger finely chopped
    1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Peanuts roasted
    2 tablespoons
  • Curry leaves
    3 sprigs
  • Potato finely chopped
    1 small
  • Black gram split (urad dal dhuli)
    2 teaspoons
  • Moong dal
    2 teaspoons
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chilli finely chopped
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Lemon juice
    2 teaspoons


Step 1

Heat the oil in a kadai. Add fennel seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, mustard seeds , peanuts, curry leaves.

Step 2

When they begin to crackle then add potato and cover it for 2 minutes on medium flame till the potato becomes soft.

Step 3

Add urad dal, moong dal, red chilli powder, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, green chillies, salt and saute for two minutes.

Step 4

Add the boiled rice. Mix it well. Put the lemon juice over it and lastly garnish with coriander leaves and mint leaves. Serve hot with raita.

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