Rice is the much-loved staple food of South Indians. The day begins and ends with steaming hot rice, which is enjoyed in different ways.
In a traditional meal, the rice is relished with soupy rasam
or spicy sambhar
. Or, the rice is mixed with tempering and flavouring ingredients to make delectable preparations like Tamarind Rice Peanut Rice
or Lemon Rice.
Such one-dish rice meals are called as variety rice, mixed rice or rice bhaat in South India. They make a convenient meal on a busy day, and are just perfect to carry in the lunch dabba
as they taste awesome even after a couple of hours.
Here is an authentic recipe for Lemon Rice, a traditional rice dish with a refreshing citrusy flavour. It is also made as part of the many-course traditional South Indian
meal. Check out our article on how to serve a traditional South Indian meal
Enjoy how to make Lemon Rice recipe with detailed step by step photos and video.