Spicy Lemon rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 1 tsp - channa dal
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - peanuts
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 - lemon
  • Sliced green chillies
  • Chopped ginger - 1 inch piece
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • A few - dried red chillies
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Spicy Lemon rice

  • Roast and grind the coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds and red chillies.
  • Cook basmati rice in a cooker with little oil and keep it aside.
  • Let it cool.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard and add channa dal and peanuts to it.
  • When the channa dal turns red in colour, add ginger and chillies to it.
  • Now add the ground ingredients to it.
  • Squeeze the lemon and add salt and turmeric to it.
  • Mix it well.
  • Turn off the flame and add the rice.
  • Mix everything well and serve garnished with curry leaves.