Heat 1 tsp of oil, add peanuts, turmeric powder and curry leaves and fry until they get roasted. Add this peanuts & pulikkachal (according to taste) to the rice and mix well.
If you have left over rice at night, add tamarind extract, salt & turmeric powder to it and mix well. Leave this overnight. Next day, Heat oil in a large pan. Add mustard seeds. When it starts to pop, add urad dhal, channa dhal, peanuts, red chilies and curry leaves and fry until they get roasted. Then add the rice mixture and fry until the raw smell of turmeric & tamarind vanishes.