Recipe – Carrot Rice

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Serves: 4


  • Rice: 1 ½ Cup
  • Grated Carrots: 2 Cups
  • Water: as required
  • Oil / ghee: 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds: ½ Teaspoon
  • Dried Red chili: 1
  • Green chili: 1, chopped, crushed or paste
  • Ginger: 1 teaspoon, chopped, crushed or paste
  • Roasted Chana Dal (Dalia): ½ Tablespoon
  • Peanuts: 1 tablespoon
  • Curry Leaves: 4-5
  • Salt: 1 ½ Teaspoon or taste
  • Turmeric powder (Haldi): ¼ teaspoon
  • Cumin powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander Leaves: 1 tablespoon, chopped


  • Cook rice till 90% done. Keep aside.
  • Trim, Peel and grate the carrots.
  • Heat oil/ghee in a pan. Add mustard seeds, dried red chili and curry leaves. After 30 seconds add ginger, green chili, peanuts. Roast for 1 minute and add roasted chana dal, salt, cumin powder. Mix and turn off the heat.
  • Add grated carrots and turmeric powder. Mix well and cover the pan for 4 minutes in medium heat.
  • Add rice, salt and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes or till rice and carrots are completely cooked.
  • Turn off the heat and add coriander leaves.

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