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Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Cilantro Lime Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - basmati or any other long grained Rice
  • 1 tsp - oil or
  • 1 tbsp -butter
  • 1 - 2 - small limes
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar (optional)
  • 3 tbsp - Cilantro
  • salt
  • How to Make Cilantro Lime Rice:

    1. Soak the rice in some water for 10 minutes.
    2. In a skillet, on low heat, add the butter/oil along with rice and sugar.
    3. Let the rice get coated with the oil.
    4. Once the aroma of the rice is released, add juice from 1 lime. Stir for a minute.
    5. Add 2 cups of water and salt - cover and cook for about 10-15 minutes.
    6. Check to see if the rice has absorbed all the water.
    7. Stir it very lightly and add chopped the cilantro.
    8. You can add more if you like. Taste and add more lime juice if required.
    9. Remove from the flame, fluff the rice lightly and let it sit for 1-2 minutes with the lid on.
    10. You can add lime wedges as garnish.
    11. This rice goes very well with spicy and hot dishes.
    12. Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik


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