Rice - 1 cup
Groundnuts - 1/2 cup
Oil - 2 tspns
Mustard - 1 tspn
Bengal gram - 1 tspn
Green chilli - 2 nos - Chopped
Turmeric pwdr - 1/4 tspn
Lemon - 1 no Medium Size
Cook rice with water little less than the usual in order to avoid sticky texture. Allow the rice to come to room temperature.
In the mean while
Heat oil in a curved pan. Add mustard seeds. Once it splutters add bengal gram, groundnuts and turmeric powder. Saute till bengal gram turns light brown.
Add Chopped Green Chilli / Curry Leaves and stir fry a little.
Turn the stove off.
Add the above mixure to rice, Squeeze Lemon and Mix well and allow it to settle for a while so that the taste of Lemon/ Chilli and Salt to gets obsorbed into the rice .
Lemon rice is ready to serve. This can be served with fried papads and vadams.
1. You can also add onions. Stir Fry finely chopped onions along with the above mixture prior to adding Rice.
2. Stir fry grated coconut and green chilli along with the spluttered mustard and Bengal Gram, Peanuts.