Lemon Rice


Its a very popular rice recipe in India, delicious &very easy to make


cooked & cooled basmati rice 2 cups

oil 1tbs

mustard seeds 1/2 tsp

turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

curry leaves few

whole red chilly 2

green chilly 2

roasted peanuts few

roasted cashew nuts few

urad dhal 2 tsp

bengal gram 2 tsp

asafoetida a pinch

salt to taste

Lemon juice 2-3 tbs

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dhal & bengal gram. let crackle the mustard & slightly brown the urad dhal & bengal gram.

Now add the red whole chilly ,green chilly &curry leaves. fry for few seconds, then add the turmeric powder &asafoetida,mix well.

Then add the rice ,lemon juice, salt,roasted peanuts&cashew nuts, mix well&switch off the flame.

Its ready to serve


Enjoy 🙂



Ghee Rice

Another simple and easy delicious rice recipe,

Neychoru or Ghee rice ( cooker method)

Basmati rice 2cups
Ghee 6-8 tbs
Onion 1 (medium, sliced)
Boiling Water 3 1/2 cups
Cardamom 4
Cinnamon stick 1 inch
Cloves /Grambu : 4 nos
Bay Leaves 2
Pepper Corns few
Cumin Seeds a pinch
Salt to taste

Wash & sock the rice for 30 mts, drain the water completely & keep it aside & allow to dry properly

Heat some ghee in a cooker fry the cashews , then raisins , then onion until golden brown and keep it aside. Now add bit more ghee if you need it , then add all the spices and fry for few mts, now add the drained rice, fry for 4-5 mts , stir continuously, then add the boiling water & salt to taste. cover the cooker with a lid, ( don’t put the weight on)cook until the rice is done and all the water is absorbed.
Occasionally check the rice in between.

Switch of the flame & garnish with onion, raisins & cashews.
Serve with your curry. Try this & enjoy.