Lemon Rice recipe – How to Make Lemon Rice Recipe – Easy Rice Recipes
Lemon rice is a delicious and comfort south Indian dish made with freshly cooked rice or leftover rice. Also, flavored with the tanginess of Lemon juice giving an amazing tangy flavor and freshness to the rice. Above all, the thing about lemon rice is its color and aroma which comes from a good dose of Turmeric. The turmeric blends along with the lemon to infuse flavor into the rice.
In south India in every auspicious function and festivals, the lemon rice is served as Prasadam at temples. This is the very quick recipe which you can have for breakfast or can be made for the lunch box. The dal’s, mustard and peanuts add the nice nutty flavor an texture to the dish.
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- 1 cup cooked rice (Chawal)
- 2 tablespoon lemon juice (Nimbu Ka Ras)
- 1 teaspoon urad dal (split and skinned black gram)
- pinch of asafoetida (Hing)
- 1 teaspoon chana dal (Split Bengal gram)
- coriander leaves for garnishing
- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
- 1 sprig curry leave (Kadi Patta)
- 2 green chilies, slit and cut into half
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/4 cup peanuts (MoongPhalli)
- 2 dry red chilies (Sookhi Lal Mirch)
- salt as required
- 3 tablespoon ghee
- Firstly, heat 2 tsp of the Ghee in a pan. Then, add mustard seeds and let them crackle.
- Once mustard seeds begin to crackle add urad dal, chana dal, and red chilies.
- On low flame fry, till urad dal and chana dal turns golden.
- Then add the peanuts, chopped ginger and curry leaves. Saute for few seconds till peanuts turn color slightly.
- Further, add the green chilies and asafoetida. Saute for few seconds and then add turmeric powder.
- Then add the rice, lemon juice, and salt and mix well.
- Finally, Garnish with coriander and our Lemon rice is ready to serve
- Serve with papad, raita or chutney.
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