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Lemon - 2 (medium)
Rice - 1 cup
Red chillies - 4 nos
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Tamarind juice - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Channa dal - 1 1/2 tsp
Ground nut - 1 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves and Coriander leaves
Asafoetida - 2 tsps


1) Cook rice with 1 1/2 cup water .Once done , open the lid and allow it to cool.
2) Take lemon juice without seeds,add little water and turmeric powder.
3) Heat oil in a kadai.Once hot,add mustard,urat dal.When it splutters,add channa dal,groundnut,red chillies and curry leaves.Fry till groundnut gets roasted.
4) Then add asafoetida.
5)Add lemon juice,tamarind juice and liitle salt.Wait for a minute and switch of the flame .
6) Then add rice to the mixture and mix well.Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with pickles,chutney or potato fry or sundals.


Raks said…
My favorite, its long time since I had this :( Wish to have some!
Unknown said…
My fav rice..nice presentation..
Unknown said…
i like to have it with potato sabji :)
Anonymous said…
My all time fav rice....Looks very tempting :)
Chitra said…
My all time fav. made me hungry.. I'll surely try to send some to ur event :)
Divya A said…
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Divya A said…
Oopsy sorry about that ast comment and this is my all time favorite reminds me always of my picnics and tours.. Well prepared Shama :) :)
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Hamaree Rasoi said…
My son's fav lunch box item...looks yummy
Unknown said…
My daughter's fav lunch box menu,me too love it...
Indian Khana said…
Yum ....all time fav
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Unknown said…
Yummy, this is my go to option for leftover rice
Savi-Ruchi said…
never tried adding tamarind juice to the lemon rice! A different twist.
Unknown said…
Always love these kind of variety rice, looks yum!

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Red Chillies - 25 gms
Coriander seeds - 15 gms
Cumin seeds - 10 gms
Black Pepper- 10 gms
Biriyani Leaf- 3
Cloves - 10 gms
Dried and fried Garlic cloves - 10 nos
Cinnamon sticks - few
Staranise - few
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Kasthuri Methi - few 
Mustard - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 5 gms
Kuskus - 1 tsp


1) Dry fry them one by one and grind them to a fine powder with sufficient salt.
2) Store them in an air tight container.

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