In a non-stic pan or kahdai, add oil, once the oil is warm enough, add mustard seeds.
Once the seeds crackle, add cumin seeds and let it sizzle.
Keep the heat of gas-dtove to medium.Add lentils saute for a minute, add peanuts and cashewnut and fry fro 1-2 minutes, till you get the nutty aroma of roasted nuts.
Add curry leaves whole rede chilli and green chilies if using.
Add turmeric powder, salt and mix well.
Add rice, lemon rind and lemon juice and mix lightly, do not overmix.