Carrot Rice with ghee

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Basmati rice - 2 cups
  • Carrot - 4
  • Onion - 1, medium-sized
  • Coconut - 4 tbsp, grated
  • Green chilli - 5
  • Poppy seed - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Mustard oil for seasoning
  • Ghee (optional) for frying
  • Cashewnuts (optional) - a few
  • salt to taste

How to Make Carrot Rice with ghee

  • Boil the rice with salt and let it cool in a large tray.
  • Heat a little oil in a pan and fry the poppy seeds and chopped onions.
  • Make a paste of the fried poppy seeds, fried onions, coconut and green chillies.
  • Grate the carrots.
  • Heat oil in pan and add the mustard seeds.
  • Add the grated carrots, onion paste, turmeric and salt.
  • Cover and cook until the carrots are done (approximately 10 minutes). Add ghee if you desire.
  • Mix the cooked carrots and rice.
  • Fry the cashewnuts in ghee and add before serving.