Wash and soak the rice for 15-20 minutes.
Meanwhile roughly coarse the green chillies using a pestle and keep aside.
Boil enough water to cook the rice when water starts boiling add 1 teaspoon of salt and stir well.
Now add the soaked rice without water into the boiling water and cook till the rice is done.
Strain the rice using a colander and spread it in a large plate to cool.
Then a heat Kadai with oil, add asafoetida, curry leaves, Chana dal, mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds.
when the cumin seeds crackle add coarse green chillies along with finely chopped ginger, peanuts, cashew nuts, turmeric powder and mix everything well.
Add the cooled rice and give a gentle stir so that everything is combined well. Then add salt along with lemon juice and switch off the flame.
Now combine the rice nicely with the lemon juice and finally garnish with coriander leaves.
Transfer the lemon rice into a serving bowl and enjoy with papadum or pickle.