LEMON RICE – A South Indian Staple. A Great Way To Use Up Le

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LEMON RICE – A South Indian staple. A great way to use up leftover rice and the peanuts and cashew nuts add a nice crunch. ⁣⁣
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SERVES 2⁣⁣
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Ingredients⁣⁣
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1 cup                  white rice, cooked and cooled⁣⁣

1 tspn mustard seeds⁣⁣
1 tspn urad dhal (white lentils)⁣⁣
1 tspn channa dhal⁣⁣
1 tspn turmeric powder⁣⁣
1/4 tspn asafoetida ⁣⁣
1 tbspn peanuts ⁣⁣
1/2 tbspn cashew nuts⁣⁣
1 tbspn              dessicated coconut⁣⁣
1 tbspn olive oil⁣⁣
1 tbspn lemon juice⁣⁣
1                        green chilli, chopped ⁣⁣
1 tbspn. fresh coriander, chopped ⁣⁣
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Method⁣⁣
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1. Heat the oil in a pan on a medium heat and when hot add the mustard seeds. When they start to pop, add the peanuts and cashew nuts and fry for a few minutes until they are lightly toasted.⁣⁣
2. Add the urad dhal and channa dhal and fry until slightly brown.⁣⁣
3. Add the green chilli, asafoetida and turmeric powder.⁣⁣
4. Pour this over the cooked rice then add salt, lemon juice and the dessicated coconut before mixing well. Adjust the lemon juice and salt to taste. ⁣⁣
5. Finally add the chopped coriander and mix again. ⁣⁣
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Serve hot with plain yogurt or raita. ⁣⁣
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