LEMON RICE In Malayalam

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LEMON RICE In Malayalam


It's a flavorful and sour rice recipe from South India as well as one of the most popular and often made rice recipe especially in Tamil Nadu.By adding the lemon flavor is a delicious way to turn the plain rice into an exotic dish and it's the perfect combination to any meat and veggies and also an easy lunch box recipe for your kids. Please hit the LIKE button if you enjoy watching my video as well as post your feedback in the COMMENTS section below.Do not forget to SUBSCRIBE and SHARE my channel too.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :35 Min

Cook Time : 5 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 4
  • Cooked rice - 4 cup

  • Coconut Oil - 3 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon

  • Chana Dal - 1 teaspoon

  • Urad dal - 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies - 2 to 3

  • Curry leaves - 1 spring

  • Cashew nuts - 10 to 12

  • Peanuts - 15 nos(Optional)

  • Lemon Juice - 1/4 cup

  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida Powder - 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green Chillies - 1 (optional)

  • Salt - 1/2 teaspoon


  • Heat a pan,add 3 tablespoon coconut oil when it became hot make the flame into low than add 1 teaspoon mustard seeds to splutter.
  • after we can add 1 teaspoon urad dal,chana dal along with sliced red dried red chillies and saute it for 1/2 minutes.After
  • it we can add the cashew nuts or peanuts and saute it for a minute.Next we can add the curry leaves and saute everything
  • well.After we can add turmeric powder and saute it for 1 minutes.Next we can add asafoetida powder and mix all well.
  • You can add salt according to Your taste and mix it Next We can add cooked rice and mix it gently.After it we can add
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice and mix everything gently.Cook it for 2-3 minutes and again mix it gently then off the flame
  • and we can serve the rice.