Lemon Onion Rice-Lemon Rice with Onions-Easy and Quick Rice recipe for Lunch box

lemon rice

Preparation time-15 minutes


  • Cooked/boiled rice-300 gm(uncooked quantity)
  • Peanuts-50 gm
  • Lemon juice-4-5 tbsp
  • Dry red chilli-2
  • chopped green chilli-2
  • Fresh curry leaves-12 to 15
  • Finely chopped onion-3 (medium)
  • Mustard seeds- 1tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/3 tsp
  • Cooking oil-3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Roast the peanuts for 2 minutes on low-medium flame and keep it aside.
  • Heat a pan, add oil and and let it heat properly.
  • Add mustard seeds, dry red chilli and green chilli, fry it for few seconds.
  • Add curry leaves and chopped onion, fry it on medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Add roasted peanuts, turmeric powder and salt to taste, mix it and cook for 1/2 minute on low flame.
  • Add lemon juice and mix it, Cook it for 1/2 minute on low flame.
  • Add boiled/cooked rice and mix it gently, cover the pan and cook it on  low flame for 1-2 minutes.
  • Turn off the flame, ready to serve.

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