Carrot Rice Recipe - Spiced Carrot Pulao

Carrot Rice is a simlple Pulao recipe where Carrot is cooked with rice and other spices. It makes for a perfect Lunch Box recipe. Serve it with Boondi Raita and a roasted Papad for a weekday lunch or dinner.

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Carrot Rice Recipe - Spiced Carrot Pulao
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The Carrot Rice or Spiced Carrot Pulao is another variation of the mixed rice dishes that are served in the South Indian Cuisine. The carrot rice recipe is made from fresh sauteed carrots and spiced with cardamom powder and sambar powder.

The Carrot Rice tastes delicious when served along with Boondi Raita and a roasted Papad. This rice also makes a perfect lunch box for kids, as they find it easy to eat and tasty too.

If you like this recipe, take a look at more similar Rice Recipes that you can make for your everyday meals:

  1. Spiced Rajma Pulao Recipe (Spiced Kidney Bean Rice)
  2. Bhopali Style Gosht Ka Pulao Recipe
  3. Mixed Vegetable Pulao (Pilaf) Recipe
  4. Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

3-4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cooked rice
  • 10 Shallots , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 4 Carrots (Gajjar) , grated
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 5 Curry leaves , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Sambar Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom (Elaichi) Powder
  • 1 Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, finely chopped
  • Cooking oil , for cooking
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee , or sesame oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Carrot Rice Recipe - Spiced Carrot Pulao

  1. To begin making the Carrot Rice Recipe (Spiced Carrot Pulao), heat a teaspoon of oil in a heavy bottomed pan; add the mustard seeds; allow it to crackle.

  2. Then add onions and ginger; sauté until the onions are tender and golden.

  3. Add the grated carrots, sprinkle some salt and sauté the carrots until they are soft and cooked. Stir in the curry leaves, sambar powder, cardamom powder, salt and mix well. Let it cook for about 2 minutes.

  4. Gradually stir the cooked rice into the carrot mixture and fold the rice gently so all ingredients get well combined.

  5. Finally, add in the coriander leaves, a tablespoon of ghee or sesame oil and stir it into the rice. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.

  6. The Carrot Rice tastes delicious when served along with Boondi Raita and a roasted Papad. This rice also makes a perfect lunch box for kids, as they find it easy to eat and tasty too.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:18
     
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