Carrot rice

Carrot rice is a yet another colorful, simple rice and today is the third day of Blogging Mathon#10 and made this one for lunch and served with cauliflower fry, raitha and potato chips.Here is the recipe for the simple rice.......


Basmathi rice11/2cups
Green peas(cooked)1/2cup
Onion(finely chopped)1no.(medium size)
Ginger&garlic paste1tsp
Green chillies5-6nos.
Mint leaves(optional)10-15 leaves
Red chilly powder1/2tsp
Garam masala powder1/4tsp
Curry leaves1 sprig
Coriander leavesto garnish
Saltto taste
For Seasoning
Cinnamon1 inch piece
Star anise2nos
Fennel seeds(sombhu)1/2tsp

                     Wash and soak the rice for 15 minutes and cook in a electric cooker with water and separate the grains by adding a tsp of ghee.
Keep the pan with oil and add the ingredients for seasoning then add the onions,mint and green chillies.Once the onion becomes transparent add in the ginger&garlic paste,mint and fry for a minute.
Now add in the grated carrot  and fry it for a minute adding salt.Cover it with lid and cook it for 2 minutes in a low flame.Once its done add the green peas,red chilly powder and garam masala and stir it well.
Now add the cooked rice and mix everything well.Finally add the lemom juice,mix well and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.Simple and healthy carrot rice is ready.
Serve it with raitha and chips or any veggie fry.
  • Cashews or peanuts can be added in the seasoning for extra rich taste.
  • Whole garam masala seasoning can be replaced with mustard seeds and urad dhal. 
  • Adding mint leaves is purely optional,turmeric powder can be added for extra color.

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Nice presentation Nalini!That carrot flower bunch is so cute! :)

Rice looks good!

Yummy and healthy rice.Nice clicks too..

yummy and healthy rice...loved your presentation!!

Healthy & Delicious rice. Lovely presentation.

rice looks delicious... nice presentation.. will be glad if you find time to visit my blog..

Healthy and colourful rice...

Wow very those coriander branches..:)

healthy rice...............lovely presentation....superb

Love the presentation, carrot rice looks so yummy!

healthy n great recipe..awesome version nalini..;)
Tasty Appetite

Nalini love the carrot n coriander.....what a pretty flower...!!the rice...are equally the colors:)

This looks perfectly cooked!

yumm n healthy carrot rice. Lovely presentation n nice clicks :)

Lovely rice and a very artistic cilantro garnish!

Super healthy and wonderful looking carrot rice..

this rice looks so colorful and way healthy too.. loved it

Love both, the rice and presentation. :)

Lovely Presentation, Cute carrot flowers!!!! Healthy n tasty Rice!!!

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