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

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This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Lemon 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.

For more recipes related to Lemon Rice checkout Jeera Rice, Handi Biryani, Bisi Bele Huliyana, Brown Rice Vegetable Pilaf . You can also find more Rice recipes like Egg Biryani, Volcanic Lemon Vegetable Rice, Mjadarah, Gatta Rice.

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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.

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