Lemon Rice (v1)

Lemon Rice
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A popular traditional variety rice prepared in S.India with the lemon Juice.

Servings: 4 Persons


Cooked rice (4 cups) (click here for recipe)

Green chilly (4 nos, slitted)

Split Chenna dal (2 tsp) (kadalai paruppu)

Urad Dal (1tsp) (ulutham paruppu)

Lemon (2nos, juice extracted)

Garlic (4 cloves, crushed)

Mustard (½tsp)

Peanuts (3tsp)

Curry leaves (2 sprigs)

Turmeric Powder (¼tsp)

Asafoetita (2 pinches)

Salt (to taste)

Oil (4 tsp)


Heat oil in a pan, add all dals & mustard, wait till mustard sputters. Saute well.

Add curry leaves, garlic, chilli, saute for a minute in medium flame, add lemon juice, salt, turmeric powder & saute well.

Add rice, mix well. Remove from flame.


Dole out yummy Lemon Rice with  Sambar / Chutney.
(PS: Adding fenugreek, will give a sligjt bitter taste, but tastes different)

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