Carrot Rice is a very delicious and nutritious recipe. This is good for health as carrot is full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, beta-carotene and fiber content & good source of antioxidant agent. Children love to eat this rice, as it is a dish with nice flavor & colorful look. It becomes more rich & yummy with adding of groundnut
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
- 2 cups basmati rice
- 1 1/2 tsp coriander seeds
- 3/4 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 tsp grated coconut
- 4 red chillies
- 2 tsp groundnuts
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste
- 2 tsp oil
- A small piece of cinnamon
- 2 cloves
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 1 tsp urad dal
- 1 tsp channa dal
- Few curry leaves
- 2 onions, chopped
- 5 carrot, grated
- Salt to taste
First cook rice & let it cool for sometime.
Heat oil in a pan. Add red chilies, coriander seeds, and cumin seeds and fry till it turns brown. Add grated coconuts and remove from the heat. Let it cool down & grind it to fine powder.
Then fry the groundnut & grind into course powder.
Heat oil in a pan. Add cloves, cinnamon, mustard seeds, udad dal and channa dal Fry them.
Add curry leaves and chopped onions. Once the onion turns to golden brown color, add the grated carrots. Fry till the carrots are cooked.
Add rice and fry in a low flame. Add salt and the above ground masala powder. Mix it well with the rice.
Finally add groundnut powder and remove from the flame.
Carrot rice can be served hot with any curry or raita or dal.
Note: If anybody wants sour taste then add 2 tsp of lemon juice.