Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Carrot Rice | Indian Rice Recipes

When I looked back at my posts I saw I didn't have many rice dishes. After all, rice is the staple food of us South Indians. And DH cannot live without rice for more than two days. So I thought I should have more of those recipes in my space. This simple and quick Carrot Rice is my start for my "more rice recipes for blog pact". It is a great lunch box recipe too. Expect more simple rice recipes in my space.
Ingredients:
Serves - 2
Rice - 1 1/2 cups (rice cooker cup)
Carrot - 2 medium sized - grated
Onion -chopped - 1//2 cup
Green chillies - 2 or 3 - slit
Curry leaves - a few
Salt - to taste
Tempering:
Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Broken Urad dhal - 1 tsp
Chana dhal - 1 tsp
Method:
Cook rice as twice the amount of water. When done, spread on a plate / cookie pan to cool completely. Meanwhile heat oil in a wide kadai and splutter the mustard seeds. Add the urad dhal and chana dhal and fry until it takes a shade of light brown. Add the curry leaves and slit green chillies and fry for a minute. Onion goes next. Fry for about 3-5 minutes with a pinch of salt until it turns soft. Now add the grated carrot and fry until it is cooked, about 5-7 minutes. Now add the cooked cooled rice and mix well. Serve with any curry of your choice. A simple pickle and papad would also be great.

Sending this to Srivalli’s Kid’s Delight event hosted by Pavani.

14 comments:

  1. Delicious and inviting rice !!

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  2. I love carrot rice. Looks delicious.

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  3. droolworthy and yummilicious rice.

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  4. nice one pot meal for lunch.. looks nice..

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  5. Healthy and delicious rice, yummy lunch box idea, an one pot meal.

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    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/05/elephantfoot-yam-jimikand-kofta-curry.html

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  6. delicious Vitamin A content Recipe.... Good food for kids...lovely clicks too

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  7. Yummy and liked with nutrients,wow!

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  8. wow! drooling recipe...looks superb and tempting clicks

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  9. Yumm! By the looks of it, it looks like simple and nutritious.

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  10. It looks simply superb and colorful with goodness of carrot..

    Sunandas Kitchen

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