Lemon Rice – Colorful South Indian Vegetarian Delicacy


Lemon rice is a South Indian vegetarian delicacy, often served for lunch along with pickle and yogurt. It's a comfort food for many South Indians, the lemon juice imparts a slight tartness to the rice and the seasonings make the rice taste delicious.

What you will need

Canola oil or vegetable oil or Ghee- 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds- ½ tbsp

Chana dal- 1 tbsp

Urad dal- ½ tbsp

Curry leaves- 1 sprig

Green chili, chopped- 1, large

Whole dry red chili- 2

Turmeric powder- 1 tsp

Lemon juice, freshly squeezed- ¼ cup

Basmati rice, cooked- 2½ cups

Salt- to taste


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