Carrot Rice



Carrots reminds me of Bugs Bunny, one of my never miss cartoon which i watch every week during my childhood days. Believe me or not, nowadays there is Bunny used to sneak in my Kitchen and steal my carrots... Who else if not my cutie little son, who dearly craze for carrots.  This recipe especially for him. Its nutritious and delicious to eat with yogurt or any curry.  Carrot rice can be done in many ways.   The recipe which i cook, requires minimal spices. Additionally, i use normal rice rather than Basmathi. Really simple and easy to make.

Ingredients :

  • Cooked rice - 3 cups

  • Grated carrots - 1

  • 1 Cinnamon

  • 2 Cardamom

  • 1 Star Anise

  • 1 Bay leave

  • 3 Cloves

  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp

  • Curry powder - 1 tsp

  • Turmeric - a pinch

  • Cashews roasted for garnishing

  • Salt - to taste

  • Oil - 2 tsp

Preparation Method :

Heat oil in pan.  Add spices like cinnamon, star anise, cloves, cardamom and bay leave. Add ginger garlic paste and stir continuously for 2 minutes. Then add turmeric powder and curry powder (meat curry powder) and fry for few minutes.  Add carrot and salt. Transfer cooked rice into the pan.  Stir until well combined.  Garnish with roasted cashew nuts. Serve warm with cucumber yogurt pachadi, or any curry.

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1 comment:

  1. Carrot rice looks great.
    I think i have to make this for my kids.

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