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Lemon rice! A delicious type or rice from India. A great side dish for lot’s of meals. We love to eat it with veggies and shrimps, a curry or with some spicy chicken.



The Rice

Basmati rice 300 gr
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder 0.5 teaspoon
Lemon juice 1 lemon
Vegetable oil 1 spoon
Salt 1 teaspoon

Preparation Process

Wash the rice thoroughly and leave it to soak for 15 minutes. 

Toast the mustard seeds in the oil for 5 minutes on medium heat. Add the turmeric and lemon juice of 1 whole lemon and then reduce the liquid by half for 3 minutes on medium heat.

Add the drained rice, salt and scant 450 ml water. Cover the pan and cook it for 15 minutes on medium heat.

Turn off the heat and leave the rice for 10 minutes with the lid on. Gently stir the rice and serve immediately. 

Tips and variations

Do you think spinach rice is more delicious? check out the recipe below:

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