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cilantro lime rice recipe

  • Juice of 4 to 5 lime
  • ½ cup (125 ml) coconut flesh, grated
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) turmeric
  • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) salt
  • 2 cups (500 ml) rice, cooked
  • ¾ cup (185 ml) clarified butter (see Note)
  • ½ cup (125 ml) mustard seeds
  • 1 cup (250 ml) chopped cashews
  • 6 green chili peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 curry leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) finely chopped coriander leaves

GARNISH
1 cilantro lime, sliced

how to make lime rice

how to make lime rice

  1. Add lime juice,coconut, turmeric and salt to cooked rice. set aside.
  2. Heat clarified butter. Fry mustard seeds until they pop. Add cashews, chili peppers and curry leaves. Cook recipe for 3 minutes, stirring. Combine with rice and coriander leaves. Mix well.
  3. Cook, covered, over low heat for 15 minutes to heat through. Garnish with cilantro lime slices.

NOTE:TO clarify butter, melt it gently, skim off foam and discard sediment.

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