December 04, 2012

Carrot Rice

This is a simple rice preparation that needs only minutes to make..I mean only few minutes..It can be made from start to finish in less than 15 mins and ofcourse you should have your rice cooked readily for this..You can use up left over rice from the previous batch too..


Rice – 3 cups cooked (any rice)
Carrot – 3 medium size grated
Onion -1 finely chopped
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Green Chilli – 2 chopped
Channa Dal / Kadalai Paruppu – 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam – 1tsp
Sesame Seeds / Yellu – 1 tblspn
Peanuts / Ver kadalai – 1 tblspn
Dry Red Chilli – 1
Cinnamon / Pattai – 1 inch piece
Cardamom / Yelakai - 4
Salt to taste
Ghee – 2 tblspn


Heat ghee in a kadai. Add mustard, cumin, peanuts, sesame seeds, channa dal, cinnamon, cardamom, dry red chilli. Fry this for a min untill they turn golden.

Now add onions, green chilli and salt and fry for 1 min.

Add grated carrots and toss well..Stir fry this for 5 mins..

Add in cooked rice and toss well..

Serve with any side dish or papad..

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