Friday, July 22, 2011

Carrot Rice

Basmati rice – 1cup
Grated carrot – 1 cup
Onion – 1/2 sliced
Green chilly – 2
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder – 1/4 tsp
Bay Leaf -1
Cloves -4
Cinnamon Stick -1
Curry Leaves -8-10
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Ghee/oil – 3 tbsp
Salt to taste
Broken cashew nuts – 5 to 6
Coriander leaves - few

Wash and cook the rice separately. Spread in on a tray and let it cool.
Heat little ghee or oil in pan, add the cumin seeds, cinnamon ,cloves and Bay leaf.
Add sliced onions and green chilli and fry till soft. Add cashew nuts fry it for a minute.
Add grated carrot and curry leaves. Saute for a while then add turmeric, chilly powder and salt.
Once the carrot is done add garam masala and chopped coriander leaves.
Finally add the cooked and cooled rice adjust the salt , add lemon juice, mix it gently and serve with Raita.

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