Lemon Rice

Serves 2

Lemon Rice


  • ¾ cup basmati rice
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons ghee


  1. Rinse rice and add to boiling water. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. In a separate pan, heat the mustard seeds in ghee until they start popping. Then remove from heat.
  3. Let mustard seeds cool, then add lemon juice, salt, and turmeric. When rice is finished cooking, add the spice mixture and mix well.

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