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Carrot rice recipe

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CARROT RICE RECIPE
     Carrot Rice recipe is one of the simple recipe which my mom makes for our lunch box when we were in school. I still remember , most of the time my mom sends an extra box for my friends who are a big fan of her carrot rice. Today i am sharing the recipe of simple carrot rice.
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INGREDIENTS:

CARROTS (GRATED) 1 CUP
BASMATI RICE 1 CUP
SAMBAR POWDER 1 AND 1/2 TSP
ONION 1 NO
TURMERIC POWDER A PINCH
GARAM MASALA A PINCH
CORIANDER LEAVES FEW
OIL 1 TBLSP
CUMIN SEEDS 1/4 TSP

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METHOD:

  • Cook the rice using 1 and 1/2 cup of water. Add little salt and a tsp of oil while cooking.
  • Don’t over cook the rice.
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  • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and when it splutters add the onions and saute them till they become brown.
  • Add the grated carrots and throw in the sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt to this and cook for 5 mins in a medium flame, sauting in between .
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  • Now add the garam masala and switch off the flame. Mix well.
  • Now add this to the cooked rice and mix gently without mashing the rice.
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  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

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Note:

  1. Ginger Garlic Paste can be added before adding the onions.
  2. While cooking the rice add a clove and cinnamon stick to get the masala flavor.

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32 comments

Sushma Mallya December 1, 2011 - 7:38 pm

Looks really delicious Jaishree:)

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Priya December 1, 2011 - 8:26 pm

Love this flavourful and healthy rice,one of my fav.

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Sobha Shyam December 1, 2011 - 8:56 pm

healthy and delicious rice..

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Torviewtoronto December 2, 2011 - 2:04 am

delicious combination healthy dish

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Reshmi Mahesh December 2, 2011 - 2:17 am

Looks very yummy….

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Indrani December 2, 2011 - 2:55 am

Recipe sounds very simple and looks great, Yummy.

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mjskit December 2, 2011 - 4:33 am

What a wonderful looking rice! I love the color and all of the wonderful seasonings!

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Sharmilee! :) December 2, 2011 - 4:53 am

Colorful healthy one pot meal…luv the idea. I too have the same napkin 🙂

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Shanthi December 2, 2011 - 5:15 am

Healthy and comfortable rice. well clicked

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Prathibha December 2, 2011 - 5:30 am

very delicious rice…simple but flavorful

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Tina December 2, 2011 - 5:39 am

Beautiful and colourful clicks and rice…

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Anisha December 2, 2011 - 5:45 am

Looks delicious.. and healthy too

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Sudha Sabarish December 2, 2011 - 6:57 am

Healthy one pot meal and perfect for lunch box.

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Anusha Praveen December 2, 2011 - 7:40 am

hey jeyashree i think even a few golden brown cashews will give it a rich taste and it ll taste lovely with some raitha maybe minty one

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revathi December 2, 2011 - 3:34 pm

Tomato rice looks super delicious..:) Wonderful lunch box meal..:)
Reva

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Neetz December 2, 2011 - 3:39 pm

very quick and tasty recipe!!

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Aarthi December 2, 2011 - 4:16 pm

quick recipe..will surely try it..awesome clicks

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Prathima Rao December 2, 2011 - 4:22 pm

Quick & flavorful pulao!!
Prathima Rao
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ente pachakasala December 2, 2011 - 7:59 pm

really delicious looking rice

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Raji December 2, 2011 - 8:39 pm

Lovely recipe Jeyashri..wonderful lunch box idea.

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San December 3, 2011 - 2:18 am

What a healthy and a mouthwatering variety rice recipe with carrot jeyashri. Pics are amazing.

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Kaveri December 3, 2011 - 9:30 am

Healthy and delicious rice.

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divya December 4, 2011 - 2:26 am

Just mouthwatering…

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Priti December 4, 2011 - 6:05 am

Very gud for lunch box ….I do almost same too and nice colourful pics

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Akshara S September 20, 2012 - 1:54 am

can you post the recipe for kashmiri pulao?

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Akshara S September 20, 2012 - 1:54 am

Can you post the recipe for Kashmiri pulao?

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admin September 20, 2012 - 2:52 am

Sure will post soon

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Sharon October 4, 2012 - 2:59 pm

Well thought, step by step… Thank yo…

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RENU December 18, 2012 - 2:23 am

u r posting simple rice recipes…its so easy to make….do post more rice recipes….i love all ur recipes of rice…especially capsicum rice.

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Ramya's World January 31, 2013 - 7:28 am

looks great…

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Ramy April 4, 2013 - 7:01 am

Sohh…. tasty

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Mahalakshmi Maruthi December 23, 2014 - 2:02 pm

I use maagi masala..

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