Lemon Rice

5 from 14 votes

Lemon rice is bright and tangy rice dish. Lemon rice is one of the most popular & often made rice recipe from south india.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 2


  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 tablespoon gram dal
  • 1 tablespoon peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 curry leaves sprig
  • 3 dried red chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro


  • Heat oil in wok. Crackle mustard seeds when seeds stop crackling. Add urad dal n saute for minute on medium flame.
  • Add gram dal and peanuts saute for minute on medium low flame.
  • Add curry leaves n dried red chilies and saute for 30seconds.
  • Add salt n turmeric powder, mix it well n saute for 30seconds.
  • Add cooked rice and mix it well.
  • Add coriander leaves and pour lemon juice n mix it.
  • U r done. Lemon rice is ready to eat. Serve this hot in plate

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Saba Shaikh
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hello Foodies, I m Saba Firoz Shaikh from mumbai and I'm homechef, I love to eat everything. I m here to share awesome recipes with u all.

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