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Lemon Rice


2 cups Basmati rice / White rice
2 tbsps vegetable cooking oil
2 green chillies (Chopped)
1 tsp Black Gram (urad dal)
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
4/5 curry leaves
1 tsp turmeric powder
Small piece of ginger grated
Juice of 2 lemons
Lemon zest
1/2 cup peanuts (optional)
Salt to taste


wash and soak rice for about thirty minutes. Drain and then boil it then Drain and keep it aside.

Make Zest of half Lemon before taking Lemon juice, and keep it aside
Roast and then coarsely powder the coriander seeds,and keep it aside
Heat the oil in a pan and add fry black gram till it turn brown then add the mustard seeds, green chillies and curry leaves.

Fry till the spluttering stops then add the ginger and peanuts. Fry till all turn just brown not burn.
Add the rice and fry for A while.
Mix Lemon juice and lemon zest with half glass of water mix turmeric powder well and add it to rice and close the lid and keep it for 1 minute then turn off the fire.
Add roasted coriander powder and salt to taste and mix thoroughly.
Serve Hot.

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