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Lemon Rice

Ingredients1/4 cup lemon juice (for lemon rice) OR 1/4 cup tamarind paste/ pulp (for tamarind rice)3 cups white basmati rice, cooked and set aside (see my recipe on how to cook rice)1/2 teaspoon salt10 curry leaves, each torn in two pieces1 teaspoon urad dal1 teaspoon chana dal/ split yellow pea3 dry red chilies, each broken in two pieces1/2 cup peanuts, partially crushed1 teaspoon mustard seeds2 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 jalapeno, finely chopped1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder1/2 cup cilantro, choppedInstructionsIn a wide bottom sauce pan, preferably 5 qt, over medium heat, heat oil.When the oil is hot, add urad dal, chana dal and dry red chilies, cook for 3-4 minutes or until the dals turn golden brown in color.Add mustard seeds...

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