Thursday, October 2, 2008

Carrot Rice

You will need:

  • 1 cup basmathi rice
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds/ black cumin
  • 3 green chillies
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • pinch of turmeric powder
  •  few curry leaves
  • salt for taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee

Step 1:

Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker. When the oil becomes hot add cinnamon sticks, star anise, cumin seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add chopped green chillies, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves and saute it.

Step 2:

Then add the chopped onions along with the turmeric powder and saute it till it turns golden brown color.

Step 3:

When the onion turns golden brown color add the carrot to it and saute it for a min. Then add water, pepper powder, salt along with rice.

Step 4:

Close the pressure cooker and wait for 3 whistle. Then wait for the pressure to release. After 15 mins enjoy the carrot rice with simple raita or curd/yogurt.

Yummy carrot rice is now ready to serve.


shilpa narayan said...

Must compliment you on your blog! Very nicely done. Browsed through the recipes and plan to try some of them out.

Vijitha said...

Hi Shilpa.. Thanks for your encouraging words.. wow.. you got lovely blog... Nice writing.. Keep it up..

Anonymous said...

Hi Viji, This is shan...Enna paa romba naala post pannavee illa ? Busy or vacation ?

Nice to see this receipe after a while...Good Luck.

Going to try ur Cucumber pachadi today...will let u know the outcome

Vijitha said...

Sorry Shan .. was not in a mood to try new recipes for last 3 months.. Little busy with summer party's. Cucumber pachadi try pannitu sollunga.. Pidikumnu ninaikuraen. I love that..

Ramya said...

I've tagged you for a meme. Check it at

Priya said...

Hi vijitha..carrot rice is really very tempting..check my blog, something spl waiting for u..