Masala lemon rice recipe

This is a very easy recipe and its my go to recipe whenever I don’t have much time for cooking. This does not really require any side dish as such though you can serve a side dish of your choice if you like it that way. Papads or chips should be a good choice to serve with too! Masala lemon rice

I used to make my lemon rice quite plain but I like it when my grandmom adds tomatoes and grated carrots in it and it actually enhanced its taste. The addition of whole spices makes the rice more flavourful. I had actually seen a similar recipe in a south indian cookbook ages ago. So I decided to combine everything and make the lemon rice more interesting. My kids loved it this way too.


 

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Masala lemon rice
Course Main Dish
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Masala lemon rice
Instructions
  1. Wash the rice and drain the water. Add a little salt and turmeric with a teaspoon of oil. Cook till it soft , but grains are seperate. Heat oil in the pan. Add mustard seeds,udid dal, channa dal and asafoetida. when it splutters , add red chillies, and whole spices. saute. Add peanuts and curry leaves. Saute for a minute.
  2. Add the tomatoes and carrots. Mix and saute for 4-5 minutes till the mixture is dry. Add salt.
  3. Add the juice of one lemon and mix. Add the cooked rice and mix everything well together. Serve with gravy /curry of your choice ,curd,papad and chips.
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