Friday, February 8, 2008

Carrot Rice

Learnt From: My Sister-in-law (Lakshmi Srinivas)


Grated Carrot --- 2 cups
Rice --- 1 cup
Green chilies --- 4
Onion --- ¼ of the big one
Garam masala --- ¾ tsp
Red chilly powder --- ¼ tsp
Salt --- as per taste

For Seasoning:

Oil --- 5-6 tblsn
Channa dal --- 1 tblsn
Urad dal --- 1 tsp
Mustard seeds --- 1 tsp
Curry leaves --- a few


Clean 1 cup of raw-rice twice with water. Add 2 cups of water to that. Cook in cooker or rice cooker … as you cook rice regularly.
Grate 2 cups (500 ml) of carrot. Keep that aside.
Slit green chilies.
Chop ¼ th of the big onion into small pieces.
Heat 5-6 tblsn of oil in a pan.
Add and toast seasoning one by one like … channa dal, urid dal, & mustard seeds.
Add curry leaves and slit green chilies. Stir fry till green chilies get white spots.
Add chopped onion. Fry till onion turn translucent.

Add grated carrot & enough salt to it.

Cover it with a lid.
Stir occasionally.
Cook till done.
Add a pinch of red chilly powder and ¾ tsp of garam masala.
Cook for a while.
Turn off the heat.

Now mix the rice which you have cooked and kept aside.

Add this cooked carrot to the rice.

Mix well. Taste it. If required adjust the salt.
Serve with raitha.


  1. Your recipes are fantastic - i can see they will turn out tasty when i cook. thanks for the effort. i have bookmarked this blog and will let you know when i cooked....i read 80% of them now - i just chanced on this site.

  2. photos are very elaborate and very good too -shows how yummy it can turn out....


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