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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Nimmakaya Pulihora Or Lemon Rice

Lemon rice is one of the famous dishes in INDIA especially South India. This dish is very easy to make nd also won't take much time... So lets see how does the recipe go...!!!


  • Boiled rice 2 cups
  • Green Chillies 8-9
  • Lemons 2-3
  • Red Chillies 2-3
  • Channa dal 1 tbs
  • Urad dal 1 tbs
  • Inguva or Hing or Asafoetida powder 1 tbs
  • Curry leaves
  • Corrainder or Cilantro
  • Cumin seeds
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as per requirement

  • Take a pan, add oil.Once the oil gets heated up add channa dal, urad dal, wait for 30secs then add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, Turmeric powder, red chillies and Asafoetida powder. After they splutter, add curry leaves, green chillies.
  • Now rice is kept in a plate, add the above mix, and also lemon juice squeezed from lemons , salt.
  • At Last add cilantro and mix well.
  • Keep this aside for 1omins so that the Lemon flavor get well mixed up with the rice.
  • Now Lemon Rice or Nimmakaya Pulihora is ready to eat.
Preparation Time:
20mins for Preparation