What do we do with leftover rice???? Make Fried Rice or Pulihora or Lemon Rice. Today I made Masala Rice. With some leftover rice i didnt want to make either of the above so Googled and found masala rice , read a couple of recipes and combined them together and made my own version. So Here is my version of Masala Rice.
Left over rice : 2 cups
Onion: 1 medium chopped
Green Chillis: 2 finely chopped
Chana Dal/ Senagappu : 2tbsp
Oil - 2tbsp
Mustard Seeds: 1tsp
Red Chillis: 2
Curry Leaves: 1 sprig
Turmeric/Pasupu : 1/2tsp
Salt: as required
Red Chilli Powder: 1tbsp
Heat oil , once hot add the chana dal and peanuts and fry for 2-3 min.
Now add the mustard seeds,jeera and red chillis fry for 2 min. Now add onions , green chillis and curry leaves and fry for 1 min. Add the salt and turmeric and cook for 2-3min.
Next add the rice and cook for 5 min. Add the chilli powder and fry for 2 min more.
Finally add the lemon juice and serve hot with some curds.
Sending this dish to SHOW ME YOUR HITS: RICE hosted by Vardhini of Cooks Joy and 30 MINUTES MEAL MELA hosted by Srivalli of COOKING 4 ALL SEASONS