Lemon Rice

Traditional lemon rice in a different avatar.

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Main Ingredients Lemons, Boiled Rice
Cuisine Karnataka
Course Rice
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Lemon Rice

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


  1. Heat the oil in a kadai. Add fennel seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, mustard seeds , peanuts, curry leaves.
  2. When they begin to crackle then add potato and cover it for 2 minutes on medium flame till the potato becomes soft.
  3. Add urad dal, moong dal, red chilli powder, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, green chillies, salt and saute for two minutes.
  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.