Simple & Easy South Indian Lemon Rice Recipe
South Indian Lemon rice is one of the easiest, colorful and mouth-watering rice dish. It is one of our school time favorite. A complete meal and you can eat it with curd, raita or any chutney.
Making South Indian Lemon Rice is a wonderful way to use your leftover rice. Once you try it you will fall in love with it. You to like to prepare it again and again.
You can try our other South Indian Recipes like South Indian Idli, South Indian Sambar, South Indian Coconut Chutney.
Ingredients of South Indian Lemon Rice
- Boiled Rice -2 cups
- Green chilly 2-3
- Chana dal-1 tablespoon
- Cumin seeds-1/2 tablespoon
- Oil- 1 1/2 tablespoon
- Mustard seeds-1/2 tablespoon
- Lemon-1 (Medium-sized)
- Groundnuts-2 tablespoon(fried)
- Turmeric Powder - 1/2 Teaspoon
- Curry leaves - 6 to 8 leaves
Steps for South Indian Lemon Rice
- Step 1
Soak the rice and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes before to start cook. (it will cook rice quickly)
- Step 2
Boil the rice and allow it to cool. (don’t boil too much). You can also use leftover rice.
- Step 3
Extract the juice from lemon and mix it with rice thoroughly along with required salt.
- Step 4
Heat oil with a medium flame, once hot, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add sliced chilly, Curry leaves, cumin seeds then wait a few moments until it turns the color.
- Step 5
Add rice stir the mix and allow it to cook for a few minutes.
- Step 6
Finally, garnish with fried ground nuts and cashew nuts. Your South Indian Lemon Rice is ready to serve. You can also enjoy with boiled egg, potato fry or chips.
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