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Jun 15, 2008

Carrot rice recipe - easy rice varieties

          I just love making anything with carrots. Rice with carrots is something I make quite frequently. I make so many varieties of rice each day ,but never thought of posting a single one in my blog.
  Carrot rice is a healthy recipe especially for kids. Carrots gives a beautiful colour to the rice and makes it so delectable.
 Ingredients-
Basmati rice- 2 cups
Grated carrots -2
Onion- 1 chopped
Garlic, ginger , green chilli paste- 2tsp
Cinnamon stick-1
Bay leaves- 2
Cardamom- 2
Cloves- 2
Salt to taste
Oil- 1tbsp
Cumin seeds- 1tsp

Method-
Wash and soak the rice.
 Drain the water and leave it for 20 minutes.
Heat the oil in cooker pan.
Add the cumin seeds and the spices.
Add the onion and ginger garlic green chilly paste . Saute till onion becomes translucent.
Add the rice and stir well. Mix in the grated carrots .
Pressure cook the contents  till the rice is well cooked. Grains should be seperate.Garnish with coriander.
Serve hot with raita.

19 comments:

Happy cook said...

I love carrots too and this rice dish with them looks delicious

Srivalli said...

Carrot rice is really very innovative and looks real tempting!..

Laavanya said...

I've not made carrot rice using this method before.. looks like a quick one to pack for lunches.

Cham said...

Delicious recipe , love the color of carrot !

Sireesha said...

Hi Sowmya,
Carrot rice looks delicious.
There is treat for u at my blog:)

Asha said...

YUM! Looks delicious!:)

Uma said...

delicious carrot rice, sowmya! lovely presentation too.

Madhavi said...

Lovely entry, carrot rice looks awesome, very nice recipe!!!

Maheswari said...

I love carrot rice.I use a powder specially for this rice.Yours look delicious..

Shankari said...

My first time here, you have a lovely blog!

Illatharasi said...

Simple and healthy recipe. Presented well :)

easycrafts said...

A very creative dish for the event...thanks

Devi Priya said...

Healthy and nutritious! Good recipe!

Roopa said...

You know I too love the combination of carrot and rice:) Lovely combo, liked your rice !

skribles said...

tht wud b a nice item for packing lunch :) ... looks wonderful and tempting!

Kalai said...

Love carrots, Sowmya! Great mixed rice dish! :)

Sagari said...

great looking carrot rice

Vani said...

Carrot rice looks great & is very nutritious too!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sowmya
Carrot rice looks awsome With the similar recipe I make spinach rice too . Try it when you find time
Bhavani Bharadwaj

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