Carrot Rice Recipe

How to make Carrot Rice

Carrots are known for its numerous benefits.Carrots are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, dietary fiber and minerals. Carrots are an excellent source for carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the human body. It is also rich in vitamins B1, B2, C, D and E which are antioxidants that reduce free radicals cell damage and heal and nourish the skin. It also has potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6, thiamine, Folic acid, iron, copper, phosphorus and sulphur. Carrot Rice is a very delicious and nutritious recipe made using Carrots.

How to make Carrot Rice? Given below are ingredients and method of preparation of this recipe.

Carrot Rice Recipe - Ingredients and Method of Preparation
Carrot Rice Recipe - Ingredients and Method of Preparation

Ingredients and Method of preparation of Carrot Rice

Given are the ingredients and method of preparation of Carrot Rice.

Ingredients of Carrot Rice

  • 2 cups Basmati Rice

  • 2 medium onions chopped

  • 6 carrots grated

  • 2 tsp fried groundnuts

  • cinnamon sticks

  • ΒΌ tsp cloves

  • 1 tsp mustard

  • 1 tsp Black gram

  • 1 tsp Bengal gram

  • Coriander leaves

  • Curry leaves

  • Oil (as required)

  • Salt as per taste

Ingredients for making Spice or Masala Powder

  • 1 tsp coriander seeds

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

  • 2 tsp grated coconut

  • 2 dried red chilies

Method of Preparation of Carrot Fried Rice

Cook the basmati rice and let it cool. In the meanwhile, grind the fried groundnuts into a fine powder and keep aside. To make the masala or spice powder for Carrot Rice, heat oil in a pan and add red chilies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and fry till it turns brown. Now add the grated coconut and remove from heat. Once it is cool grind the mixture. Heat Oil in a thick bottomed Kadai and add cloves, cinnamon, mustard, black gram and Bengal gram and fry it for 2-3 minutes. Now add Onions and curry leaves and cook till the onions are soft. Now add the grated carrots to the mixture and cook till the carrots are cooked. Add salt and the prepared masala and mix well. Finally add the cooked rice and groundnut powder without mashing it. Remove from the heat and Serve hot with Papad and spicy gravy.

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