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Lemon Rice Recipe

Lemon Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure-Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes

Lemon Rice is a delicious South Indian lunch recipe.The tanginess from lemon and the spice from the green chillies make this recipe completely mouth-watering.


  • 1 - lemon, big
  • 1 cup - raw Rice
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • Asafetida, a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Cashew nuts, a small quantity
  • Mustard, a small quantity
  • 4 - Green chillies
  • 2 tsp - Bengal Gram
  • 1 tsp - black gram
  • Groundnuts, a small quantity
  • Coriander leaves, a small quantity
  • Curry leaves, a small quantity
  • How to Make Lemon Rice:

    1. Keep raw rice in cooker.
    2. Meanwhile squeeze lemon in a small bowl and mix turmeric, asafoetida and required salt to it. Keep aside.
    3. Heat oil in a pan and fry mustard, Bengal gram, black gram, green chillies, groundnuts, cashew nuts and curry leaves.
    4. Once all these are fried, pour lemon juice and let the mixture boil for about 2 minutes.
    5. Then add this mixture to the boiled rice.
    6. Garnish with coriander leaves.
    7. Recipe courtesy:


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