* 2 cups cooked Basmati rice (or leftover rice) * 2 tbsps vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil * 1 tsp coriander seeds * 1 tsp mustard seeds * 3-4 curry leaves * 2 green chillies slit lengthwise * 1" piece of ginger grated * 1/2 cup peanuts (roasted and unsalted) * 1 tsp turmeric powder * Juice of 2 lemons * Salt to taste
# Gently roast and then coarsely powder the coriander seeds. Keep aside. # Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chillies. Fry till the spluttering stops and add the ginger and peanuts. # Fry for another minute. Add the turmeric powder and turn off the fire. # Add the lemon juice and mix well. # Add the rice, roasted coriander powder and salt to taste and mix thoroughly. # Serve with a Raita and Poppadums.