Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )


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Lemon Rice has the lovely south Indian tadka and aroma of urad dal and mustard seeds crackled in oil along with curry leaves

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A hassle-free lunch-box option, lemon rice is a favourite with young and old alike in southern india! lemon adds the tanginess, while the tempering imparts the aroma to this simple rice delicacy.

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Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes ) recipe - How to make Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings (4 serving )
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Method
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, chana dal, and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the ginger, red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the turmeric powder and rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the lemon juice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot.
Accompaniments

Sambhar 
Sweet Lemon Pickle, Nimboo ka Achar, No Oil Lemon Pickle 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy175 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates26.7 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat6.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A56.6 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C4.4 mg
Folic Acid5 mcg
Calcium12.5 mg
Iron0.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium1.1 mg
Potassium43.4 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )
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 on 10 Apr 17 01:03 PM


Your recipe is very nice EXCELLENT ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shubham, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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10 Apr 17 03:01 PM
Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )
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 on 29 Jan 17 11:08 AM


Hello! I am a great fan of Tarla Dalal.T This lemon rice recipe is a big hit in my house.My entire family just loves it.Easy to prepare and delicious!!!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Milan, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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30 Jan 17 08:52 AM
Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )
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 on 05 Jan 17 02:15 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shivani , we are delighted you loved the Lemon Rice recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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05 Jan 17 02:36 PM
Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )
5
 on 12 Jun 16 06:48 AM


Which curry goes with this lemon rice??
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Drashti, Lemon Rice is usually enjoyed by itself. However if you yet want an accompaniment then you can serve with spicy chutney.
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13 Jun 16 04:42 PM
Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )
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 on 14 Aug 14 10:26 AM


This South Indian Lemon Rice is a very easy recipe, it is made within minutes. the flavour of lemon juice along with curry leaves, urad dal and dry red chillies is fab !! It is sure to be loved by all..