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Carrot Rice Recipe for Toddlers and Kids

Carrot Rice - A quick healthy meal made with rice, spices and carrots.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Rice/Biryani
Cuisine: Indian
Calories:
Author: Kalyani

Ingredients

  • Rice - 3/4 cup
  • Carrots - 2 medium sized
  • Onions - 1 medium sized
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Salt - as required
  • Coriander leaves - a handful

To temper

  • Ghee/Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cashews - 8

Instructions

Preparation

  • Wash rice thoroughly with water. Pressure cook rice in a medium flame for three to four whistles with required amount of water. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker and fluff the rice with a spoon slowly and set aside.
  • Wash and peel the skin of carrots. Grate them using a grater. Then roughly chop coriander leaves & mint leaves. Keep aside. Slice onions. Set aside.

Method

  • Heat a kadai with Ghee/oil. Add all the items listed to temper. Let cumin seeds crackle and cashews turns brown. Then add onions. Saute them nicely until golden brown.
  • Once onions becomes transparent , add grated carrots along with turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder. Add required salt. Give a quick stir. Cook for 5-7 minutes in low medium flame or until the raw smell of carrots leaves.
  • Now add cooked rice and mix using a fork slowly. Mix well until everything gets mixed well. Switch off the flame once done and garnish with coriander leaves. Give at least 15 minutes resting time and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 2g