Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

Easy to make, quick lemon rice recipe; this is basically a dish which made from cooked rice sauté in a lemon and spices. Whenever I had a less time and want to cook some yummy and easy, I make these Lemon rice and have them with curd – you can take is with any curry or simple as it is.

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Lemon Rice

Recipe by VipashaCourse: Dinner, Lunch, MainCuisine: Indian


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This Lemon Rice is basically a dish which made from cooked rice sauté in a lemon juice and Indian spices. Can have main course dish with or without curd.



  • Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 minutes. Now, cook them in a pressure cooker. Keep aside.
  • Slit green chilies (हरी मिर्च) lengthwise, grated ginger (अदरक). Roast peanuts (मूंगफली) without salt. Squeeze lemon (नींबू). Gently roast and make powder of coriander (धनिया) seeds. Keep aside.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a pan and add mustard (सरसों) seeds, curry leaves (कड़ी पत्ता) and slit green chilies (हरी मिर्च). Sauté till start crackling.
  • Add grated ginger (अदरक) and roast peanuts (मूंगफली). Sauté for a minute.
  • After that add turmeric (हल्दी) powder and remove from flame.
  • Add lemon (नींबू) juice and mix well.
  • Now add cooked basmati rice, coriander (धनिया) powder and salt to taste. Mix evenly.
  • Serve hot with any curry dish or eat as it is.

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