Lemon Rice| Andhra Cuisine

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Lemon Rice is a very common recipe in Andhra
Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamilnadu made with lemon flavored and vibrant yellow color.
It’s known as pulihora also, puli means sour taste and pulihora is also referred
to as sour rice. This tangy rice is perfect meal for lunch time or tiffin meal.
In this recipe you have to prepare tempering in sesame oil and then toss with
cooked rice and lemon juice. You can serve this tangy flavor lemon rice with
papad and fresh curd. Tempering of peanuts and pulses gives crunchy taste to

Baby shower or you can say godh bharai is very
special moment for all expecting mothers. In this special occasion, whole
family and friends celebrates the day with gifts and blessing to welcome the
coming baby and mother. One of our Blogging Marathon members, Sapana from “Cooking
with Sapana” blog is having a baby very soon and we decided to celebrate
virtual baby shower for her. We cooked one dish from her blog and wish her the
very best for healthy baby and healthy mother. 

Preparation Time:
10 Minutes
Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4
2 Cup Cooked Rice
3 Tbsp. Peanuts, roasted
2 Green Chilies, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. Oil
3 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
Salt to Taste
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
1 Tsp. Mustard Seeds
1 Tsp. Urad Dal
1 Tbsp. Chana Dal
Pinch of Asafoetida
8-10 Curry Leaves
2-3 Whole Dry Red Chili, de-seed
Heat the oil in a deep vessel. When oil is
hot enough, add tempering ingredients.
When mustard seed starts sizzle, add chopped
green chilies and roasted peanuts and stir for two minutes.
Add turmeric powder and cooked rice and mix
well.  Turn off the heat.
Combine the lemon juice with salt and mix in
cooked rice. Serve this lemon rice with fresh curd.
Notes: Adjust the lemon juice according to
tastebuds, if you like more tangy flavor.

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14 thoughts on “Lemon Rice| Andhra Cuisine

  1. Thanks Preeti for this virtual baby shower . I am feeling very delighted with all this and I have got such wonderful friends that I am proud of. Thanks again.

  2. Woww..its very delicious….i want its sir..do you can give me?just kidding…

    Greeting sir…please visit my blog sir…in my blog you will get information indonesian food recipes…

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