Carrot Tomato Rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Carrot Tomato Rice - A lovely home-made vegetable rice for any occasion. This healthy meal can be relished as a picnic lunch, get-together meal or weekend party dish. 

With the goodness of fresh veggies, this carrot tomato rice is highly nutritional. You can make this wonderful dish at home just like any other vegetable rice. 

This mildly spiced, carrot tomato rice can be enjoyed with raita/spicy curry.

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  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 4 - carrots
  • 1 - onion
  • 1 - tomato
  • 3 - green chillies
  • 2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - cilantro
  • salt to taste
  • For tempering: 2 tsp - oil
  • 2 tsp - butter
  • 1 - cinnamon stick
  • 4 - cloves
  • 2 tsp - cashewnuts
  • 2 tsp - peanuts

How to Make Carrot Tomato Rice

  • Soak the rice for 30 minutes. Wash and drain.
  • Cook the rice with water in the ratio 1:2 in a pan or pressure cooker (1:1.5). Let the rice cool on a wide plate.
  • Chop the onion and tomato finely.
  • Grate the carrot and keep aside.
  • Heat oil and butter in a wide pan. Fry the cinnamon and cloves. Then add in peanuts and cashewnuts.
  • Add the slit green chillies, chopped onion and ginger-garlic paste.
  • Fry until the onions are translucent.
  • Add the chopped tomato and cook for a minute.
  • Add the grated carrots and salt. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cooked rice and mix.
  • Garnish with cilantro. Serve with curry or raitha.