Carrot Rice Recipe

Carrot Rice Recipe
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Carrot Rice is a yummy South Indian cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Carrot Rice by following this easy recipe.
Carrot Rice Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.1 / 10 (31 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 Cup basmati rice, cooked
  • 1 Cup fresh carrot, grated
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Green chilies
  • 1/2 Cup boiled peas
  • 1 tbsp Urad daal
  • 1 tbsp Cashew nuts
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 4 tsp Lemon juice
  • Coriander leaves, for garnish
  • Oil, for cooking
How to make Carrot Rice:
  • Heat one tbsp oil in a shallow pan and add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add urad daal and cashew nuts.
  • When the cashew nuts are brown, add chopped onion and green chilies.
  • Fry till the onions are golden.
  • Add turmeric, salt and red chili powder. Fry for a minute.
  • Mix in the grated carrots and sprinkle little water.
  • Keep the pan covered, on a low flame, till the carrots are done.
  • Add boiled peas.
  • Mix in the rice.
  • Add lemon juice.
  • Garnish with finely cut coriander leaves.
  • Carrot Rice is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
Harita posted 08/09/2011
I love the recipe shared by you here! It tastes both sweet and spicy and hence I like it very much :) Best part is, it takes such less time to make and tastes great!
Gauri Jagushte posted 02/06/2008
To make it more interesting, please also specify what other dishes can go along with this particular dish. Maybe some good side-dishes.
It will be really helpful if you can suggest complimentary dishes too.
Thanks a lot and Keep up the good work! :)