Lemon Rice Cooking Recipes

Lemon Rice Cooking Recipe

Ingredients :

100 g

80 ml

400-480 ml

5 g

45  ml

75 g

7 g

5 g


1/2 g

45 g

25 g

rice, basmati or any long grain variety

lemon juice



oil or clarified butter (ghee)

cashew nuts, chopped

lentils (urad daal), split

mustard (raee) seeds

red chilies, whole

turmeric (haldi) powder

coriander, coarsely chopped

coconut, fresh, shredded

Method :
  1. Wash and soak the rice in water for 10 minutes.
  2. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Boil water in a heavy pan.
  4. Stir in rice, salt and oil (7 ml or 1/2 tbsp).
  5. Cover tightly, reduce heat and simmer without stirring until rice is fluffy and tender and water is fully absorbed.
  6. Set aside.
  7. Heat remaining oil in a small pan, stir fry the cashew nuts until golden brown.
  8. Drain excess oil and spoon cashew nuts over the cooked rice.
  9. Replace cover.
  10. Raise the heat slightly, sauté the lentils and mustard seeds till the lentils turn reddish brown, mustard seeds splutter and add whole red chilies and remove from heat.
  11. Gently fold in the lentils, turmeric, lime juice, coriander and coconut into the cooked rice until well mixed.
  12. Serve hot, accompanied by natural yoghurt.

Serves 4

Preparation time : 5 minutes

Dessert time : 25 - 35 minutes

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