Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

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Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice is not just rice or a meal it is a creative revolution. Don’t know who invented this recipe but this recipe made life simple at a time you really don’t have the mood to cook rice and curry separately. 

This rice is also called Chitranna in Kannada and Nimmakaya Pulihora in Telugu and Puliyogare in Tamil. 

It is prepared with just rice, lemon juice, curry leaves, slit green chilies, peanuts, and tadka spices like jeera and mustard seeds. 

Just a simple thought of mixing lemon and the rice with good tadka has become many’s favorite dish or meal. 

  1. Mom wakes up late and has to pack a lunch box for the child – This rice saves her
  2. The wife wakes up late and has to pack a lunch box for her husband – This rice saves her
  3. Husband wakes up late and has to pack a lunch box for wife – This rice saves him
  4. Not interested in spending too much time cooking – this rice saves
  5. Too much rice leftover, don’t worry it will become lemon rice tomorrow morning – this recipe saves in not wasting cooked rice.

This recipe gives you the delicate flavor of lemon in every bite accompanied by spice from green chilies, nuts, and pulses. 

It tastes excellent with toppings like murukku, chakli, boondi, thin sev, Khara, and spicy munchies. 

Please go through the detailed step-by-step instructions shown in the video for a perfect outcome. 

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How to make Lime Rice with step-by-step photos:


1. Add 4 tbs of oil to Kadai.

2. Add 1 tablespoon of Jeera

3. Add 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds

4. Add 2 tablespoons of chana dal 

5. Add a handful of peanuts

6. Add a few dried red chilies

7. Add a few curry leaves

8. Add 1 tablespoon of turmeric

9. Add boiled white rice

10. Add 4 tablespoons of lemon juice

11. Add 1 tablespoon of salt

12. Mix well

13. Add fresh coriander 

14. Add grated carrot

15. Mix well and cook on a low flame

16. Yummy, Tangy, and tasty rice is ready to serve

Lemon Rice

Servings

2

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

5

minutes

Quick and Easy Lemon Rice - Rich in taste and saves lot of time in kitchen

Ingredients

  • Rice

  • Lemon

  • Oil

  • Spices

  • Vegetables

Detailed Video

  • Watch this video for step by step Lemon Rice making process

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