Lemon rice is a good option for lunch or dinner on those days when you are very lazy and dont feel like spending much (or any) time in the kitchen :)
I guess there are so many versions of lemon rice, but the one which I follow is very simple and have only a few ingredients. After reading the recipe you will understand why I said this is the best recipe for a lazy day :)
Anyways here goes the recipe for the quick and simple lemon rice.
- Basmati Rice – 1 cup
- Small onions – 5,6
Green chillies – 2
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice – of 1 lemon
- Mustard – 1 tsp
- Sesame oil – 1 tbsp
Add half tablespoon of oil to the rice and cook it the normal way. Heat the remaining oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds. Add chopped small onion, curry leaves, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt. Stir for a few minutes. Add the cooked rice and lemon juice and mix well. Cook for two more minutes and remove from gas. Serve hot with raitha or plain curd and pickle.
Please see below the picture of Lemon rice made by Nisha, one of the readers of MariasMenu, based on the above recipe. Thanks a lot dear :)