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Carrot Rice


Carrot rice is another flavorful one pot quick meal. This is a simple but delicious rice similar to the pulao. Carrot and rice was cooked together. You can also cook them separate , make the masala and finally blend like the fried rice. What attracted me to this rice is its simplicity and unique aroma.

Ingredients
Basmathi Rice-2 cup
Carrot grated- 1 1/2 cup
Water- 4 1/3 cup
Onion chopped- 1 medium
Green Chilly- 4
Ginger- 1 inch thick
Bay leaf- 1
Cinnamon- 1 inch thick
Clove- 2
Cardamon-2
Fennel Seeds- a pinch
Cashew nuts- 6-7
lemon juice - a few drops
salt to taste
Oil/ghee

Heat oil/ghee in a pressure pan and add in the whole garam masala and saute till a nice aroma comes and add cashew nuts and fry till golden brown. Add onions , green chilly,salt and ginger and saute till it becomes golden brown. Add in the grated carrot and stir fry. Add rice and allow the masalas and oil to get coated and finally add water and when it starts to boil close the lid. After the first whistle reduce the flame to medium and then switch off after three whistles. Using a fork make the rice fluffy and add in lemon juice. Serve warm with raitha and any spicy side dish

sending this recipe to Akheelas of Torview wonderful event 



and Akilas DNSW: C event 


Try this..

Hope you will all enjoy..

Comments

  1. Hi,

    Carrot rice looks yummy...Beautiful decoration...

    Dr.Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  2. wow...a colorful carrot rice....lovely presentation...

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  3. wow... Excellent photography! Looks colorful & delicious!
    Tks for sharing!

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  4. Thats a perfectly cooked rice..Looks colorful and i love the carrot flowers...

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  5. wow carrot rice looks gorgeous dear ...ur rice makes me hungry ...love the beautiful cute carrot flowers on top of it ..

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  6. looks so beautiful..that flower is very pretty and it looks so good...

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  7. delicious healthy rice
    lovely presentation thank you for sending

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  8. Wow Suja! it came out so well! Loved the carrot rice recipe.

    I tried rava kesari your way. Its in my blog, check it out :). Thanks for sharing it dear.

    http://sweetspiceysour.blogspot.com/2010/10/rava-kesari.html

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  9. Cute presentation :) looks so yummy :)

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  10. CARROT RICE LOOKS DELICIOUS AND FLOWERS ON TOP OF THE RICE MAKE IT ATTRACTIVE

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  11. Presentation superb aayittundu, chechi..Rice looks colorful, healthy n delicious!

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  12. That's one tempting carrot rice Suja,looks delicious and flavorful...

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  13. Carrot rice looks yummy and delicious....

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  14. This looks so wonderful. I will try it for sure.

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  15. Beautiful and healthy carrot rice, lovely presentation..

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  16. Gorgeous looking carrot rice,new to me.

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  17. Loved your rice and the carrot flower!

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  18. Lovely presentation...... carrot rice looks yummy.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  19. wow looks perfect dear n pic also super

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  20. Wow so lovely n yummy....
    thanks for sending to my event dear...
    Event: Dish Name Starts with C
    Learning-to-cook
    Regards,
    Akila

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  21. hey suja,
    carrot rice is one of my fav...it calls so little and so easily available ingredients.Ur presentation is awesome....it goes so well with the recipe...good work dear...keep it up.
    Biny

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  22. Looks so colorful n flavorful..beautifully presented Suja!

    US Masala

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  23. beautifully presented, great for lunch box :)

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  24. liked the presentation! colorful!

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  25. Kidu presentation and great recipe.Simple yet delicious!

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  26. Simply delicious..looks so yummy!!!

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  27. Looks colorful and yummy..perfect lunchbox dish for kids:)

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  28. an award for you
    http://torviewtoronto.blogspot.com/p/awards-and-publications.html

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  29. Thanks Akeela for sharing this lovely award

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  30. Thanks all for stopping by and for the lovely comments.

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  31. Nice recipe suja..even i posted this long back..this carrot rice reminds me my college days..my friends fav..:)

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  32. I tried carrot rice and chicken pop on Sunday. Carrot rice was good. I served it with baigon bhurta, raita, pappadom and pickle. It was yummy. Chicken pop also turned out great. Your recipes are excellent and is worth trying. Thanks for posting all ur wonderful recipes.

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  33. Thanks for the wonderful feedback Xina..you made my day..so happy that you tried and liked it:)

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