Lemon Rice

by | Dec 19, 2018 | Side Dishes, Recipes

Lemon Rice

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 4 Serves


  • 1 1/2 cups basmati rice
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1-2 tsp. chana dahl
  • 1-2 tsp. urad dahl
  • 1/4 cup onion (minced)
  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. raisins
  • 1 tbsp. nuts
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro


  • Wash rice with 5-6 changes in water until water is clear. Once boiling, turn heat down to simmer.
  • Add 1 ½ cups of rice, 3 cups of water, ½ tsp. of salt to a pot, cover and bring to a boil.
  • Cook until water is absorbed. In a skillet sauté, chana dahl and urad dahl, add minced onion and sauté until lightly browned.
  • Stir contents of skillet into cooked rice. Add lemon juice, cilantro, raisins, and nuts to rice.


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