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Lemon Rice



Lemon Rice is a popular South Indian dish made with cooked rice, lemon juice, and a variety of spices. It is a simple and flavorful dish usually made with basmati rice, but other types of rice can also be used. The lemon juice gives the dish a tangy flavor, while the spices add a unique flavor and aroma. Lemon Rice is often served with a variety of accompaniments such as raita, pickles, and chutneys.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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cooked white rice

2 cups

vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

chopped cashews

2 tablespoons

chopped peanuts

2 tablespoons

chopped green chillies

2 tablespoons

chopped ginger

2 tablespoons

chopped curry leaves

2 tablespoons

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

lemon juice

2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them splutter.

Step 3:

Add the cashews, peanuts, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves and coriander leaves and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 4:

Add the cooked rice and mix well.

Step 5:

Add the lemon juice and salt to taste and mix well.

Step 6:

Cook for a few minutes until the rice is heated through.

Step 7:

Serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 90162 users have chowed down on Lemon Rice a whopping 171005 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Lemon Rice like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Lemon Rice, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Lemon Rice is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of 35-40 BMI also on board.

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