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Lemon rice

Lemon rice

Cook Duration 00:30
Food TypeVeg
Recipe Calories 340kcal


  • Recipe Ingredients list1 cup rice
  • Recipe Ingredients list10 gm udal dal
  • Recipe Ingredients list10 gm chana dal
  • Recipe Ingredients list20 gm peanut
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 tbsp ginger
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 tbsp mustard seed
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 raw lemon
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 tbsp salt



1) Rinse rice until water turns clear. Cook rice in a pressure cooker on high heat for 2 to 3 whistles. You can also cook in your Instant pot. 2 ) Meanwhile soak urad dal/lentils and chana dal in water for 10 minutes as the rice cooks. Then drain the water from the dals/lentils and set aside. 3)Once the rice is cooked, fluff it with a fork and transfer to a large bowl and let it cool down. Then add the salt. 4)And the lemon juice and mix well until combined and set it aside. 5) Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small pan on medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add ginger and peanuts to the pan. 6) Cook the peanuts until roasted and they turn light golden brown. 7) Now add mustard seeds and let them pop. 8) Add the soaked & drained dal to the pan. Sauté until they turn light golden brown. 10) Then add the turmeric and mix. 11) Remove pan from heat. 12) Mix all the seasoning and coriander well with the rice. Adjust salt and lemon juice to taste at this point. 13)Serve it hot .

Vidhya Arvind

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