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Nimma Pulihora (Lemon Rice)
Great as a Potluck Dish!
2 cups white rice
4 Tbls. lemon juice
salt, to taste
6 Tbls. vegetable oil
1/2 tsp. black mustard seeds (Mustard seeds, Aavalu)
15 curry leaves
1/4 cup raw peanuts
4 medium green chilis
1/2 tsp. turmeric (Haldi Powder)
3 1/2 cups water


In a large bowl, add water and rice. Cook until well done. Keep it aside.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat cooking oil on low heat. To this add black mustard, peanuts, and turmeric and fry till peanuts start to split. Then, add chopped green chilies, curry leaves, and salt. After 3 minutes, remove from heat and add the lemon juice and stir. To this add cooked rice and mix thoroughly.

Note- You can adjust the amount of lemon juice according to your taste.

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Preparation Time: 10 minutes Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: India
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