Wash a small lemon well, grate the zest on a grater, squeeze out the juice. Finely chop a small onion and garlic cloves. In vegetable oil (2 tablespoons), put out the onion and garlic until transparent, add lemon zest, simmer for a couple of minutes. Rinse the rice (white, long-grain) to clear water, drain the water from washing through a sieve, put the soaked rice in a saucepan with onion and zest, add vegetable oil (2 tbsp.l.) warm the rice, stirring (the rice should be soaked in oil).