Carrot Rice Recipe is an Indian style rice dish which is quick , healthy and tasty one pot meal and is a good lunch box recipe.
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- measuring cup used 1 cup = 250ml
- 2 cups cooked basmati rice or any rice
- 1 cup grated carrot
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
- 1/2 cup boiled green peas
- 2-3 slit green chillies
- 1/2 tsp chopped garlic
- 1/2 tsp chopped ginger
- 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
- 1 tsp sambhar powder
- 2, cloves
- 1, elachi/cardamom
- 1/2 inch dal chini/cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
- A few Curry leaves
- A few Cashew nuts
- a pinch asafoetida/hing
- 1 tbsp oil/ghee
Heat 1 tbsp of oil/ghee in a kadai. Add mustard, cumin seeds,mixed spices,hing,curry leaves,green chilli and cashewnut.
Once the mustard seeds start splattering, add onions,ginger and garlic.
Once the onions are cooked , add grated carrot,boiled green peas and saute it for few minutes. And then add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder,garam masala, sambar powder.
Once carrots are cooked,turn off the stove and add cooked rice and mix it well.
Garnish it with Coriander leaves & serve hot with raita.
1.You can also use sweet corn instead of peas.
2.You can skip sambhar powder and add 1/2 teaspoon of jeera and coriander powder each.
3.You can also add finely chopped carrot instead of grated carrot
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