Sunday, June 3, 2012

How to make carrot rice - Recipe for south-indian carrot rice

This is my kids favorite...This rice is also very easy to make.


Carrot - 2 nos (shredded)
Rice - 1 cup( Sona masuri)
Lemon juice - 2 tea spoon.
Green chillies - 2 nos
Pitted Cashew nuts - some
Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tbsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tbsp
Oil - 3 tbsp
Curry and Coriander leaves
Salt to taste


1. Soak the sona masuri rice for about 30 mins. Add some salt and cook the rice with one and half water. Once the rice is cooked, cool the rice.

2. Transfer the cooked white rice into big bowl(basin) and sprinkle one or 2 spoons of oil so the rice won't be sticky.

3. Heat the pan with 3 tbsp oil. Add mustard seeds. Once mustard seeds gets cracked, add the fennel seeds and urad dal.

4. After urad dal gets into golden color, add green chilly, curry leaves and carrot.

5. Fry the carrots for 2 to 3 mins. Carrots won't take too long to fry.

6. In the rice bowl, add this fried carrot, little salt and 1/2 lemon in juice, coriander leaves. Mix it very well.

7. Fry the cashew nuts in a ghee and add it to the rice, mix it gently.

Kids usually love this rice as this rice is very colorful.


  1. Hello Sugi,

    Tried your carrot rice. Seasoning fennel seeds is good twist to your recipe. very nice. consumes lee time to Prepare.

    Keep going sugi.....


  2. Hi Ruby,

    Glad to know it came out well. Thanks so much for posting the feedback.

    With love,


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