Lemon rice

Lemon rice is one of the most popular and often made rice in South India. It is easily made when you are in a hurry. This is one of the best tiffin box recipes and liked by everyone starting from chotoos to the older ones. I like to have it with the lemon pickle.

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INGREDIENTS

    Rice – 1 cup

   Lemon – 1

       Coriander – few

 For Seasoning

Mustard- 1 tsp

  Channa dhal-1 tsp

   Urad dhal-1 tsp

     Peanuts-4 tbsp

     Curry leaves- few

Turmeric powder – A pinch

Salt –  to taste

 Oil – 4 tbsp

  • Pressure cook the rice and keep aside.
  • Extract juice from the lemon and remove the seeds.
  • In a kadai, add oil and splutter mustard seeds. Once they crack, add channa dhal, urad dhal, curry leaves and peanuts. Saute until they turn brown.
  • Then add the turmeric powder, salt and mix well.
  • Finally add the cooked rice and mix well. Donot mix too much with the spatula. The rice will become mushy.
  • Garnish with coriander and serve.

 

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  1. One of my all-time favourites!

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