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Lemon Rice

Tasty Lemon flavored rice

Serving 4-6 persons

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 35-40 minutes



2.5 CupsRice
1 LargeOnion Cut length wise
0.5 CupLemon Juice
0.5 CupPeanuts
7 Fresh Curry leaves
1 TeaspoonCrushed or Garlic paste
1 TeaspoonGinger Paste or finely Chopped
1 TeaspoonFinely Chopped Green Chilies
0.5 CupCooking Oil (Of Your Choice)

Dry Ingredients

1 TeaspoonMustard Seeds
1 TeaspoonZeera (Cumin Seeds)
1 TeaspoonUrad Dal Spilt without Husk
1 TeaspoonChana Dal (Horse Gram)
1 TablespoonCoriander Powder
1 TeaspoonCumin Powder
1 TeaspoonTurmeric Powder (Haldi)
1 TeaspoonSugar
Salt To Taste



  1. Clean wash and cook rice. Let the rice sit for a while so they get cold.

  2. In a large Skillet add oil and heat it. Add cumin and mustard leaves. Followed by Urad dal, chana dal and peanuts. Fry it till the color changes. Add green chilies, garlic and ginger and fry it for few seconds.

  3. Add Chopped onion and curry leaves and fry till the onion turns golden brown.

  4. Add cumin powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder mix it well and add salt and sugar mix it again.

  5. Add Lemon juice and rice and mix it well.

  6. Serve it hot with pickle , chutney and yogurt.

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