Lemon rice is a quite easy and traditionally a dish form southern parts of India,they have many different Varieties of rice in their cuisine among them Lemon rice is very famous.This is the best way to use your leftover rice too.
Rice 1 cup (cooked & cooled)
Oil 1 Tbsp.
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Green chillies 2
Dry red chillies 2
Turmeric 1 tsp
Salt To taste
Lemon juice 1/4 cup or less
Peanuts 1/4 cup
Cashew nuts 1/4 (pieces)
Chana dal 1tsp
Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves 3-4
1-Add lemon juice in cooked rice (make sure the rice should not be mushy and grains should be separated)
,keep it aside.
2-soak chana dal in water for at least half an hour.
3-Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds ,let it crackle.
4-Add cashew pieces and peanut and fry it for some time till sligtly brown,take them out of the pan.
5-Now in same pan and oil add red chillies,turmeric,curry leaves and chana dal fry for
some time and then add urad dal and fry some more.
6- Now finally add rice,fried cashews ,peanut and saute lightly ,serve hot.