March 20, 2012

How to Make Lemon Rice

Learn how to make Lemon Rice. This is a delicious pulao recipe with the tangy taste of lemon. An ideal recipe for summer. It can be served with rasam or salad.  It can be packed for lunch box also. In southern part of India Lemon Rice can be made during the festive occasion of pongal. But here we can prepare this for heavy breakfast or light lunch. So enjoy this quick and easy recipe. Even with left over rice it can be more easy.

Preparation time - 5 minutes
Cooking time  - 10 minutes
Serves - 4 person

Ingredients to make Lemon Rice:

1 1/2 cup basmati rice 
1 tea spoon lemon juice
1 tea spoon oil
1/2 tea spoon mustard seeds
1/2 tea spoon black lentil - urad dal
1/2 tea spoon gram dal - chana dal
4 to 5 pieces dry red chilies
8 to 10 curry leaves
A pinch turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 tea spoon ginger paste
1/4 cup roasted peanuts
A pinch asafoetida - hing

For garnishing:

Chopped coriander leaves
Lemon slices

Method to make Lemon Rice:
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds to it. When they crackles add asafoetida, black lentil and gram dal. Let them turn light pink. 
  • Add red chilies, turmeric powder and curry leaves.
  • Add boiled rice,salt and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Hot and tangy Lemon juice is ready to serve.

1 comment:

  1. Very nice recipe. Thanks for sharing.

    See my innovation with lemon rice