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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Yields 1

Serves 4


Lemon Rice

50 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

1 hr, 10 Total Time

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  • Basmati rice  -  2 cups
  • Coriander (धनिया) seeds  -  1 tsp.
  • Mustard (सरसों) seeds  -  1 tsp.
  • Peanuts (मूंगफली)  -  ½ cup
  • Turmeric (हल्दी) powder  -  1 tsp.
  • Green chilies (हरी मिर्च)  -  2
  • Curry leaves (कड़ी पत्ता)  -  3-4
  • Ginger (अदरक)  -  1 inch
  • Lemon (नींबू)  -  2
  • Vegetable oil  -  2 tbsp.
  • Salt to taste.


  1. Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 minutes. Now, cook them in a pressure cooker. Keep aside.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Add grated ginger (अदरक) and roast peanuts (मूंगफली). Sauté for a minute.
  5. After that add turmeric (हल्दी) powder and remove from flame.
  6. Add lemon (नींबू) juice and mix well.
  7. Now add cooked basmati rice, coriander (धनिया) powder and salt to taste. Mix evenly.
  8. Serve hot with any curry dish or eat as it is.

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