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LemonGold<sup>®</sup> Yellow Rice

LemonGold® Yellow Rice

Yellow rice is a popular South Indian dish that is packed with little jewels of flavour. We love the simplicity of this dish and how the lemony flavour shines through.


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Serves: 4

Difficulty: moderate

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) oil
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) butter
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) mustard seeds
  • ½ C (125 ml) peanuts
  • ½ C (125 ml) cashew nuts
  • 2 green chillies, sliced
  • 20 fresh curry leaves
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) crushed garlic
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) crushed ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) turmeric
  • zest and juice of 1 LemonGold® lemon
  • 500 g cooked basmati rice
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper

To Serve:

  • poppadums
  • extra LemonGold® wedges


  1. Melt the butter and oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds and nuts and fry until the nuts are toasted. Add the sliced green chillies, curry leaves, garlic and ginger and fry for 2 minutes until fragrant.
  2. Add the rice to the pan and then sprinkle in the turmeric. Add the LemonGold® zest and juice and mix well to combine. Stir and heat through until everything is combined.
  3. Season and serve immediately with fresh slices of LemonGold®.