Lime Rice is a sour South Indian dish. Ideal for meal packs during travel too.


2 cups Rice
2 lemon (extract juice)
6 tbsp Oil
½  tsp Black Mustard seeds
Few curry leaves
3-4 green chilies
1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
1/4 cup peanuts
Salt (to taste)

Procedure of Lime rice:

  • Pressure Cook the rice and spread on a plate, keep aside. Mix lime juice  and salt to the rice and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, allow to splutter.
  • Add peanuts, fry till brown.
  • Now add green chilies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Switch off the stove and add this to the boiled rice mixed with lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Lemon rice is ready to be served.
  • Can be taken with tomato chutney or pickle.

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