Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds.
When mustard seeds crackle, add chana dal, curry leaves, green chili and dry red chili.
Saute it for a minute and add peanuts.
Saute the peanuts till it turn golden and add turmeric powder.
Add lemon juice and switch off.
Remove the pan from heat and add salt.
Add cooked rice and give a gentle mix till all the rice is covered.
Check for salt.
Let it stay covered for at least 1 hour before serving.
Serve along with Potato Podimas / Mashed Potato Stir fry, Alu Kangmet – A Manipuri Potato Dish, Baby Potato Roast or any fryums.