This Lemon rice recipe or lime rice recipe recipe is a South Indian rice recipe. It is easy and quick and simple to make.
Lime rice is known as Nimbu rice in Hindi, chitranna or kalasanna in Kannada, elumicham sadam in Tamil.
If the steamed rice - plain rice is ready, you can make it in 5 minutes. You may also make this with a day old leftover rice.
It is served at festivals, wedding feasts and parties too.
When it is made on festival days, it is made with freshly made and cooled rice.
As it is served at room temperature, it is very convenient when you are busy as you can make it in advance.
It is served for breakfast, lunch or dinner in the Southern states of India. It is a good rice dish for taking for picnic or as a lunch to school or office.
You may use basmati rice or any other white rice for this recipe. Use the rice that you normally use.
Remember that rice should not be overcooked. It will get mushy when you mix. Rice should be just cooked with
each grain separated. Cool it before using for this rice.
Ingredients for lemon rice
Serve it as a meal by itself or with a cucumber or tomato salad and papad or your favorite kind of fried crispies.
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