Recipe: Lemon Rice

CooQ : Recipe: Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

South indian, Mains

175 calories/serving
35 mins
Lemon juice, fried nuts, aromatic herbs and spices combine perfectly to give this steamed rice an amazing spicy, tangy and nutty flavor.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


red chili whole
turmeric powder
curry leaves
coriander leaves
urad dal (black split lentils without cover)
chana dal (bengal gram)
mustard seeds
lemon juice


1. First rinse and soak 1/2 cup rice for 15 minutes.

2. After that, boil 1 cup water and cook rice for about 15 minutes. do not overcook, if there is excess water left strain the rice and keep it aside.

3. Start with tempering by adding 1 tbsp oil in a pan let it heat up.

4. Once oil is hot add 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1/2tbsp urad dal / black gram skinned, 1/2 tbsp chana dal / bengal gram and roast till it's little brown.

5. Now add 12-15 peanuts, 2 dried red chillies, 1/2 tbsp chopped ginger and fry for 10 seconds

6. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and saute.

7. Add boiled rice, salt to taste, and 1 tbsp lemon juice mix and saute for about 1 – 2 minutes.

8. Garnish with coriander leaves.

By Veggie Recipe House