Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Lemon rice one of the most popular rice recipe from South India. In this the steamed rice is mixed up with spiced lemon. The one I like the most is the crunchiness of peanuts on every bite is just awesome. Its very simple, refreshing and perfect to pack on a holiday trips.


1 Cup Steamed yellow Rice.

1/4 Cup Peanuts.

1 tbsp plus half Lime juice.

1 tbsp Grated or Chopped Ginger.

1 Green chilly or Dried red chilly

11/2 tsp Mustard seeds.

1 tsp Urad dal.

1 tsp Channa dal.

Few Curry leaves.

Pinch of Hing

Salt to taste.

1 tbsp Oil.


Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Then add urad dal and channa dal and fry till the dals becomes brown. Then put ginger,curry leaves, hing and green chilly followed by peanuts with salt. Saute it till u get a nice aroma and the ingredients are well fried. Add the steamed yellow rice and at last the lime juice. Cook on low heat for about 2 min. Serve hot