I had rice leftover from the last night. And plenty of carrots in the fridge. Which led to carrot pulao. When someone says carrots, all i can think of is the colour. The rich vibrant orange carrots makes it a delight to any kid. So off this goes to Kids Delight- Colourful Palette and Kalyani s Cooking With Leftovers Hosted By Veena
Prep Time: Under 20 mins
Cook Time: Under 20 mins
Source: Mrs. Malliga Badrinath s Rice recipes
What you need?
Cooked rice 2 cups
Onion 2 medium chopped finely
Carrots 4 medium peeled and grated
Cinnamon 1 inch piece
Ghee or oil 2 tbsp
Salt for taste
To Grind Together:
Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
Grated coconut 3 tbsp
Dry red chilies 3
Cilantro chopped finely 2 tbsp
Cashews roasted in ghee 10 nos.
How to make it?
Dry roast the coriander seeds and dry chilies in a kadai. Add coconut in the end and fry till light brown.
Let it cool and make a powder out of it. Keep aside.
Now, heat a kadai with oil.
Add cinnamon and cloves.
Add onions and saute till pink.
Next, add the grated carrot and saute till moisture goes away.
Add the ground powder next and combine well.
In a large mixing bowl, place the rice, salt and add the carrot mixture to this rice.
Garnish with cilantro and cashews and combine.
Serve with Tomato Raitha and Minty Raitha
Note: I ve tweaked the recipe a lil to suit our palette. You can also use peanuts for garnish
This goes to Magic Mingle 1 , Lets Cook Rice, Kalyani s Kitchen Chronicles Leftover cooking hosted by Veena and Kids Delight Colourful Palette By SriValli hosted by Veena