Friday, February 19, 2010

Carrot rice


Rice - 2cups
Carrots - 3medium
Onion - 1big
Green chillies - 3/4
Garlic cloves - 3/4
Ginger - 1"piece
Coriander leaves /Cilantro  - few sprigs
Garam masala - 1tsp
Red chilly powder - 1/2tsp
Turmeric - 1/4tsp
Salt - 2tsp
Oil - 4tsp

  • Wash and cook rice with 4cups of water(1:2 ratio of rice to water) and let it cool little bit .
  • Grind carrots in to coarse paste with out adding  water .
  • Great ginger and garlic . (use ginger garlic paste if you have in hand )
  • Finely chop onions and green chillies .
  • Heat oil in a big skillet on medium flame . when oil is hot , add chopped green chillies and saute for few seconds . Now add chopped onions and fry until they turn light brown colour .

  • Add  ground carrot paste and saute until it  is completely cookes (about 15 minutes) . Now the carrot looks little dry .

  • Add greated ginger  garlic and saute until it leaves its raw smell .

  • Add choped coriander leaves and saute for just 10 seconds .

  • Now add salt , turmeric , garam masala ,chilly powder saute it for another 30 seconds or so  .

  • Now add the cooked and cooled rice to the fried mixture and mix well . Mix it gently that rice don't break .
  • Serve it with any chicken curry / gravy / raita  ... What ever goes well with biryani will go with carrot rice too .
carrot rice with kodiguddu porutu 

      - Rice should not be mushy .
      - Adjust spices according to taste .
      - Can Also add mint leaves with coriander leaves .


  1. Looks gr8! Loved your step by step presentation..

  2. yummy and healthy and a flavourful rice.

  3. Nice step by step pics dear.Healthy and colorful

  4. nice innovatice rice...good recipe

  5. Rice looks so delicious and lovely colour too.Congrats on the awards.