Monday, 16 January 2012

CARROT RICE


Carrot rice ingredients:

1.  Rice - 2 cup (cooked)
2.  Grated carrot - 1 cup
3.  Peas - 1 cup (boiled)
4.  Onion - 1 chopped
5.  Green chillies - 5
6.  Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
7.  Mustard seeds - ¼ tsp
8.  Urad dal - ½ tsp
9.  Channa dal - ½ tsp
10. Cashew nuts - 7
11. Curry leaves - few
12. Red chilli powder - ¼ tsp
13. Salt – to taste


Carrot rice preparation:

Heat a pan with 1 tsp of oil. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, cashew nuts and curry leaves.

When the nuts colour change to light brown colour add chopped onions and green chillies. 

Fry till the onion colour changes to golden brown colour. Now add turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and grated carrot. 

Mix well and close the pan with a lid and cook on low flame till the carrot is cooked. 

Then add the boiled peas and mix well. Now add the cooked rice and mix gently. 

Finally garnish with coriander leaves.

If you want add few drops of lemon juice. 

Serve with potato chips or spicy potato roast.