Lemon Rice


Coming home after a hectic day at the office, nobody will be interested in cooking elaborate dishes. A quick, tasty yet healthy dish is what everybody looks for. Lemon rice is one such dish which is tasty, easy to make, quick, does not take much of your time and yet wholesome.


  • Rice – 1 Medium sized Cup
  • 4-5 Green Chilies
  • Coriander Leaves
  • Big size Lemon
  • Curry Leaves
  • Salt to Taste
  • Pinch of Sugar
  • Pinch of Turmeric, Oil
  • Mustard
  • Coconut grated
  • 1 Table Spoon of Gram Dal
  • Urad Dal
  • Ground Nut


Cook the rice in either Pressure Cooker or Rice Cooker. It should not be too soft.

Put Three tablespoon oil in the pan, when oil is hot add a small spoon of mustard seeds, then add gram dal and urad dal, a pinch of turmeric followed by green chilies and Ground nut. Switch off the stove and add curry leaves and coriander leaves when the oil is hot. Then add Salt, Pinch of Sugar.

Add rice cooked, and leave it aside for a few minutes to cool. After 5 or 10 minutes, then mix lightly. Then add lemon juice, grated coconut. Mix lightly again.

Spicy, tasty lemon rice is ready to serve.

Serving ; Serves 2 persons.

Options : The benefit of this recipe is that you can change the taste with little effort.

  • You can make it spicy by adding 1 or 2 more green chilies
  • Onion, chopped and fried will give a different taste.
  • Finely cut and fried or boiled vegetables can be added to make it healthier.
  • A combination of Capsicum, alu and Green peas can be fried and added will give an excellent taste.
  • Methy leaves, finely cut, fried and added are good too.
  • Jeera can be added along with green chillies.
  • Combination of Green Chilies and red chilies will give a different taste


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