Carrot Rice Recipe for Toddlers and Kids
Carrot Rice - A quick healthy meal made with rice, spices and carrots.
- 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
- Ghee/Oil - 1 tbsp
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
- Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
- Cashews - 8
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.
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.