Carrot Rice for guests

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • Grated fresh carrot - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1
  • Green chilli - 2
  • Boiled pea - 1/2 cup (optional)
  • Salt as desired
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 to 3/4 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 4 tsp
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • A few cashewnuts

How to Make Carrot Rice for guests

  • Cook the rice separately and spread it on a plate with a little ghee so that they won't stick together.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a shallow pan and add mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds splutter, add the urad dal and cashewnuts.
  • When the nuts are brown, add the chopped onions and green chillies. Fry until the onions turn golden.
  • Add turmeric, salt, chilli powder and fry for a minute.
  • Mix in the grated carrots and sprinkle a little water.
  • Keep the pan covered and cook on low flame until the carrots are done.
  • Add the boiled peas. Mix the rice and the masala.
  • Add lemon juice and garnish with finely cut coriander leaves.
  • Serve with raitha and chips.