Saturday 8 August 2009

Lemon rice with sweetcorn and coconut.


1 cup basmati rice
¼ cup tinned or frozen sweetcorn (precooked)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon jeera
1 tablespoon oil
1/3 teaspoon white pepper powder
1-2 red chillies chopped or 1 tablespoon red capsicum diced
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon freshly grated coconut
5-6 curry leaves
1 small tomato and lemon slices for garnishing


1. Wash the rice and soak for 1 hour
2. In a shallow pan heat the oil when hot add the curry leaves , garlic paste and the the jeera.
3. Drain the rice and add it to the hot oil.
4. Gently stir so that all rice grains are covered in oil(this stops rice grains from sticking together)
5. Add the salt, pepper powder,red chillies, sweetcorn and grated coconut.
6. Add 2 cups water.
7. Bring the rice to boil.
8. Cover the pan and turn the heat to lowest setting.
9. Cook for 25 mins (DO NOT OPEN PAN LID IN THIS TIME)
10. After 25 minutes open the pan lid and pour over the lemon juice.
11.Fluff the rice with a fork and transfer to serving dish.
Garnish with tomato and lemon slices.


  1. nice....but will look for an easy recipe which i can ccok..

  2. this is one blog i have never come across.... keep up the good work! Contact me if you want someone to try it out :D

  3. @ aditya thanks for dropping by do try the recipies and leave me feed back on the result!!

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  6. looks yumm...will give it a shot...!

  7. First time to your blog. U have wonderful space with lovely recipes.. lemon rice with corn and coconut is really innovative and good idea..must try for sure.. keep going will visit regularly.. peep in my blog when u find time ...

  8. oh my God ur paneer chilly looks super delicious..
    good collection most of all easy steps...
    great blog!!

  9. gaushhh ur lemon rice is mouth watering...
    delicious recipes..

  10. I tried this but left out the lemon and added shredded chicken!


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