Lemon Rice

Jain Lemon Rice

Servings : 2 Person


  • 1 Cup Basmati Rice (Full Grain rice)
  • 3 Cups Water
  • Salt To Taste

For Tempering :

  • 1 Tablespoon Ghee or Oil
  • ½ Tablespoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 Slit Green Chillies
  • ½ Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1 Teaspoon Urid Dal
  • 1 Teaspoon Chana Dal
  • ½ Cup Lemon Juice
  • Coriander To Garnish

Method :

  • Wash 1 cup of rice with water 2-3 times and drain out excess of water.
  • Add 3 cups of water and salt to taste to washed rice and microwave it on high for 20-22 mins.
  • Steamed Rice is ready. Drain excess water if  any.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add jeera, urid dal and chana dal.
  • Roast till golden and crisp.
  • Add slit green chillies, turmeric powder and steam rice to it.
  • Add lemon juice and mix them properly.

Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with Yogurt (Curd) or pickle.

2 thoughts on “Lemon Rice

  1. Its called chitranna and also it’s never made of basmati rice. Cumin seeds is not part of Karnataka style tampering. Ghee is never used in this. It’s always made out of oil.

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