Carrot Rice | How to make Carrot Rice

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  29th Nov 2016  |  
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About Carrot Rice Recipe

This is an easy recipe and it tastes good. I use basmati rice, you can use any rice or other cooked millets of choice. The grated carrots look like orange rice and look super pretty. The pre cooked rice mixed with the mixture of spices, ginger garlic paste, fresh carrots and finally the lemon juice.

Carrot Rice is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Carrot Rice in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Carrot Rice by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Carrot Rice at home without any difficulty. Carrot Rice is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Carrot Rice would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Carrot Rice this weekend. Share your Carrot Rice cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan for inputs. In case you have any queries for Carrot Rice you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan. You can also rate the Carrot Rice and give feedback.

Carrot Rice

Ingredients to make Carrot Rice

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 2 carrots peeled and grated or 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 1 green chilly
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 2 cinnamons
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 cardamom
  • 1 bay leaf
  • few star aniseeds
  • few kalpasi ( black stone flower )
  • 3 tsp ginger garlic paste ( 7 garlic and 1 tsp ginger)
  • 1/4 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garamasala powder
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • salt

How to make Carrot Rice

  1. Wash the rice gently and soak for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, drain the water completely.
  2. Take a pressure cooker and add 1.5 cups of water and the rice. Keep in low and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Allow it to leave the pressure naturally.
  3. In a bowl or plate spread the cooked rice and add a drop of ghee over the rice. Allow them to cool completely.
  4. Heat oil and ghee in a large kadai over medium heat. Add the bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, kalpasi, star aniseeds and cardamom and let them pop for a few seconds.
  5. Then add the chopped onions, green chilly and curry leaves. Saute them for 3 to 4 minutes and add the ginger garlic paste. Stir it continuously for a few minutes.
  6. When the raw smell of ginger, garlic disappears add the grated carrots and saute them until it reduces in volume. Then add the turmeric powder, chilly powder, garamasala powder, required salt and stir while adding masala powder so that the grated carrots are uniformly cooked.
  7. Now add the rice and stir for few minutes till the masala has coated the rice well. Finally add the lemon juice and coriander leaves mix them gently and pack it for the lunch boxes with a crunchy veg salad.

Reviews for Carrot Rice (4)

Vinu Thyagarajan2 years ago

Very nice receipe. Tried it today and the taste and combination was very good. Thanks for posting this fantastic dish

Sameera Yasmin Fazuludeen2 years ago

i tried, everybody loved it.

Shanmuga Priya2 years ago

Balanced diet

Anupama Kumari2 years ago

Looks delicious!

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