Monday, January 26, 2009

Carrot Rice

Carrot with a difference- this one is spicy and neat. What I love about this is the natural flavour of the spice added .Easy to make and healthy stuff!

Things Needed
1 cup of cooked rice (Basmati adds to the taste)
2 long carrots , peeled and grated.
1 small onion chopped
2 tbsp Cumin seeds
3-4 curry leaves
100 gm of dry roasted peanuts
5 small red chillies
1 tbsp Dhania
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste

1) Heat oil in a pan and add 1 tbsp of cumin seed.
2) add the chopped onion,curry leaves and fry till golden brown.
3) add the grated carrot,salt and fry for about 5 minutes till carrot is cooked finely.
4) meanwhile, dry roast and grind the following : 1tbsp of cumin seed, dhania and red chillies.
5) when the carrot is cooked, add the ground powder to it and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
6) Mix this finely with the cooked rice and top it with the peanuts.

Serve with Cucumber raita.

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