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Lemon Rice Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: lime rice recipe
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 220kcal


  • Pan/pot


  • 1 Cup Boiled rice
  • 1 Small Lemon
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp de-husked black lentils (ulutham paruppu/ urad dal)
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 Green chilies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Cup Whole peanuts
  • Coriander Leaf for garnishing


  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves, allow to splutter.
  • Now turn the stove to low flame and add Split Black gram, fry till golden.
  • Add peanuts, fry till brown.
  • Now add green chilies, salt and fry for 2 minutes
  • Add turmeric and mix well.
  • Take it off from the flame and add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Now add the boiled rice to the tempered mixture and mix well.
  • Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves.


Cooking Boiled rice:
  1. Clean and soak the rice for 30 minutes
  2. Then, take the pressure cooker and add two cups of water and little salt to it
  3. Now add the soaked rice to it
  4. Close the lid and switch on the stove and wait for 3 whistles
  5. Wait it no steam left and then open the lid