Yellow rice is the best way to use any leftover rice. It requires very less time to prepare and needs no curries, no daal to enjoy.
Ingredients: Serves: 2
1 cup cooked fresh or leftover Rice
2 tsp Chopped Green Chili
1/2 cup Chopped Cilantro
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 cup chopped Onion
1/2 cup roasted peanut crush
6 - 7 Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
1 tsp Sugar
For seasoning: 4 tsp Oil, 1 tsp Mustard Seeds, 1 tsp Cumin Seeds, Pinch of Asafoetida (hing)
1. Break the rice lumps if any by hand.
2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and when they splutter add Cumin seeds and asafoetida. Immediately add curry leaves and green chili, chopped onion and saute till onion turns transparent.
4. Now add turmeric powder and rice and mix it well so that the yellow color of turmeric spreads evenly.
5. Now add salt, sugar, peanut crush, 3-4 drops of lemon juice, chopped coriander and mix again. Lid and let it cook for 2-3 minutes and serve hot.