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A popular and often prepared dish of South India. It is a simple tasty meal.
Chef Vaibhav Mahajan's Lemon Rice recipe
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 3

Cooking Time

-15-20 min

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 min

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 3 to 4 slit and chopped green chillies
  • Fresh sliced ginger with finely chopped
  • 3 to 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 8 to 10 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp asafoetida
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Fresh finely chopped coriander
  • salt to taste
  • water
  • For Garnish Coriander sprig
  • Lemon wedge

HOW TO PREPARE LEMON RICE

  1. 1

    Take some rice in a bowl. Wash it and strain the excess water off. Pour water in a pan and add rice to boil. Add some salt in the rice. When cooked strain the excess water from the rice. Slice an onion. Slice the green chillies and then finely chop them. Slice the ginger and then chop it finely. Heat oil in a pan. Add some mustard seeds. When the seeds splutter add some curry leaves, urad dal, chana dal, chopped green chillies, ginger and sliced onion. Add a little turmeric powder and asafoetida. Add rice to this masala and mix. Add some lemon zest and a little lemon juice to the rice mixture. Add a little salt and chopped fresh coriander and mix again. Transfer the lemon rice to a plate. Garnish it with coriander sprig and lemon wedge.
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