Turmeric-infused Lemon Rice Delight

Lemon Rice





Lemon Rice

•  ¾ teaspoon mustard seeds
•  16 curry leaves
•  1 cup raw brown rice, soaked
•  ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
•  4 cups water
•  1½ tablespoons lemon juice
•  ¾ teaspoon rock salt


Soak 1 cup of brown rice for 6 hours.


1. Heat a pot, add mustard seeds and curry leaves, and roast for 2 minutes on medium flame.
2. Add the soaked brown rice, turmeric and water. Stir, cover, and let it cook for 30 minutes until soft.
3. Switch off the stove and add lemon juice and salt. Mix well and serve with coconut stew.

Benefits of this Recipe:

  1. Anti-inflammatory Properties: Turmeric, a key ingredient in this recipe, contains curcumin, known for its potent anti-inflammatory properties that may help alleviate pain and inflammation.
  2. Digestive Health: Curry leaves and turmeric are traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to aid digestion and promote gut health, making this dish gentle on the stomach.
  3. Immune Boosting: Lemon juice adds a refreshing citrus kick while providing a dose of vitamin C, essential for immune function and overall well-being.
  4. Satisfying and Nutritious: Brown rice offers a rich source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, promoting satiety and providing sustained energy for a balanced diet.

Nutritive Value (per serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 160 kcal
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Vitamin C: 10mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Calcium: 20mg

Enjoy the wholesome goodness of turmeric-infused lemon rice as a flavorful addition to your culinary repertoire, bringing nourishment and delight to your table.

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