Lemon Rice

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Lemon Rice


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 5
  • 6 cups cooked white rice

  • 1/2 cups lime juice

  • 1 1/2 tsp urad dal/white gram lentil

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 4-5 nos red whole chili, dried

  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp tustard seeds

  • 1 pinch asafoetida

  • 1 tsp black pepper to taste

  • 8-10 nos curry leaves, fresh

  • 1 pinch salt to taste


  • Make the lime juice by squeezing 3 lemons
  • In a big bowl,add cooked rice,to it add lemon juice and salt to taste
  • Mix using hands and adjust salt if needed
  • In a skillet, add oil
  • Once hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red whole chilies dried and white gram lentil
  • Let it cook on med-low for 3-5 mins until cumin seeds and mustard seeds sputter and lentil gets cooked and crunchy
  • Take it off heat
  • Add chopped curry leaves, turmeric powder, black pepper and asafoetida and cook it for another minute
  • Add the tempering to the rice and mix using hands or wooden spoon until it gets mixed properly
  • Serve as it is or warm up more as and when needed