Lemon Rice

September 22, 2014

Author Notes: Simple and flavourful peanut and lemon rice-.It is very flavourful and can be made with either left over boiled rice or fresh boiled rice. Its a dry preparation so a good recipe to use for lunch boxes and as a travel foodmaayeka

Serves: 3


  • Boiled rice - 2.5 cup Pea nuts /moongphali - 2 tbsp Lemon juice- 2 tbsp Curry leaves -10 Green chili /hari mirch,chopped - 2 tsp Ginger/adrak,chopped -1/2 tsp Cooking oil - 2 tbsp Mustard seeds/rai - 1.5 tsp Asafoetida/hing - 1/4 tsp White lentil /urad da
In This Recipe


  1. Heat oil in a heavy and broad bottom pan. Add peanuts and stir fry on low flame till golden in colour Drain and keep aside. Now add urad daal,chana daal and when it start's to get some colour add the cashew nuts and stir When cashew start's getting a nice color then add whole red chilies,green chilies ,curry leaves and asafoetida. Add turmeric,fried peanuts,boiled rice and salt and stir to mix well. Switch off the flame and then add lemon juice and mix. Keep it covered for about 10-15 minutes so it absorbs all the flavours and the urad daal and chana daal will also become slightly soft.

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