Indian Lemon Rice with Corn Recipe

Why have plain rice when you can indulge in this easy to make Indian lemon rice with corn dish. The rice is perfectly flavoured with Indian spices and then finished with fresh lemon juice. One of the wonderful things about this rice dish is its versatility. Serve with curry, vegetable stews, and meats or simply with steamed veggies. The success of this recipe is good quality Indian basmati rice, and you will achieve flavourful light and fluffy rice

Basmati rice is long grain rice that comes from India. This delicious long grain rice has a distinct flavour and is lower in calories than regular long-grain rice. Basmati rice contains an array of vitamins and minerals, protein and fiber. These delicious long grains have a lower glycemic index than regular rice, making this grain suitable for diabetics


1 cup GF white basmati rice
1 ½ cups GF chicken stock or vegetable stock
1 cup frozen corn
1 tsp. coconut oil
1 tsp. fresh ginger, minced
1 tsp. GF ground cumin
1 tsp. raw agave nectar or pure maple syrup
½ tsp. GF ground turmeric
½ tsp. dry basil leaves
½ tsp. sea salt
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
Toppings: fresh basil, yogurt, lemon wedges, fresh tomatoes


Place all ingredients except lemon juice in a large saucepan
Bring to boil, cover and reduce to low heat
Cook for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat leaving it covered for 10 minutes
Add lemon juice and toss with a fork

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