Lemon rice

To serve 1-2
1 cup of cooked white rice (leftovers work the best)

1 Tbsp of raw peanuts
1/2 a small onion chopped fine
1-2 cloves of garlic minced
Juice of a lemon
1 tsp of turmeric

1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad daal
2 dry whole red chillies
1 tbsp curry leaves

Salt and pepper to taste

In a tbsp of olive oil, temper the tadka at medium heat till the mustard seeds start to sputter..Add the peanuts and roast on medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Add the onions and garlic and cook till they turn a nice golden brown in color. Add the rice and turmeric powder. Season with salt and pepper. Continue tossing till the mixture looks well incorporated. Finish with juice of a lemon and toss well. (Please add green chillies and chopped cilantro if desired)

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