Lemon Rice Recipe - Traditional lemon rice in a different avatar.

This recipe is contributed by Member sarika luthra.

Main Ingredients : Boiled rice, Lemon juice

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Rice

Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice Recipe - how to make Lemon Rice


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Boiled rice 1 cup

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1/2 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Peanuts roasted2 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 3 sprigs

  • Potato finely chopped1 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 chopped1

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 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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