Elamcha Satham

A tangy lemon rice with onions. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Rice , Lemon Juice
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Course Rice
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Elamcha Satham

  • 1 1/2 cups Rice
  • to taste Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1 small Onion sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice


  1. Bring three and a half cups of water to boil in a pan, meanwhile wash the rice thoroughly and drain. When the water starts to boil, add rice and salt to taste.
  2. Cook for ten to fifteen minutes or till the rice is done, drain off extra water if any. Put it back over the heat and cook for three to five minutes. Melt ghee in a pan, add sliced onion and fry until golden brown.
  3. Add mustard seeds and when they crackle add the mixture to the rice. Add lemon juice and stir well. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1150
Carbohydrates 24.4
Protein 240.1
Fat 10.1