Lemon Rice


by: Kushi's Kitchen

Lemon Rice also called chitranna is very popular South-Indian recipe that can be served for breakfast/lunch/dinner. You can use left over rice for this recipe. I must say this is one of the simplest and the best recipe for your lunch-box. I have served this rice with one of my favorite Jalapeno Snack


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serves: 2

1 cup Uncooked Rice or 3 cup cooked Rice

1 Onion chopped

2 Green chillis chopped

2 Dry Red chillis

1 inch Ginger grated

1 tsp Mustard seeds

1 tsp Urad Dal

1 tbsp Channa Dal

2 tbsp Broken Cashews

2 tbsp Lemon juice -

1/2 tsp Turmeric powder

1 tbsp Curry leaves

leaves Coriander to garnish

Salt to taste

1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Rice

Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount per Serving

Calories: 597

  • Total Fat: 21.6 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 3 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 98.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 87.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 10.5 g
  •     Sugars: 11.6 g
  • Protein: 20.9 g

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1.  Cook the rice according to package instructions. If you are using left over rice ignore this step.

2.  Heat oil in pan. add mustard seeds and turmeric powder. when they start to splutter add urad dal, channa, dal, broken cashews, curry leaves, dry red chillis and saute till it becomes light brown in color.

3.  Now add the onion, ginger, green chilli and saute till onion becomes translucent. you can add salt at this point.

4.  Add the lemon juice and mix well. Now add the rice and mix till its very well combined.

5.  Lemon Rice is now ready. Garnish it with coriander leaves. Serve and enjoy.

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