Its has been a long i prepared carrot rice and this time i want to prepare them something different and i went through my foodie bloggers spaces and finally Shabitha's Carrot rice tempted me a lot as she prepared as like her mom's preparation and this rice goes for a easy cooking process also its a easy breezy complete one pot meal..Thanks to Shabitha for sharing this delicious carrot rice, we enjoyed having and am gonna prepare this carrot rice often, i served this carrot rice simply with papads and egg fry..A prefect lunch box menu to enjoy anytime also its a best and better way to sneak carrots...I saw some crispy carrot vadas at Uma's Carrot Vadas which sounds particularly easy since these vadas doesnt go for soaking dals or grinding, immediately i wanted to give a try and today i prepared these crispy vadas for our lunch and enjoyed along with sambar rice..both together works out wonder and we enjoyed this crispy vadas, thanks to Uma for sharing this easy carrot vadas which gets ready in less time also gets vanished in less time...
2cups Basmati Rice
3cups Grated carrots
2nos Onion (chopped lengthwise)
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
handful of Mint leaves
1tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1tsp Chilly powder
1/2tsp Lemon juice
2nos Whole Spices (bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamoms & cloves)
Soak the rice in 3cups of water for 15minutes,Heat enoug ghee +oil in a pressure cooker, fry the whole spices until they turns brown, add immediately the onions, ginger garlic paste and saute well, now add the mint leaves, slit opened green chillies and salt , saute for few minutes..now add the grated carrots, red chilly powder and saute for few minutes..Sprinkle little water and allow the grated carrots to cook, once they get half cooked, strain the soaked water and add it to the cooking carrots..bring it boil..now add the rice, close the pressure cooker and cook upto 2 whistles, once the steam get released add the lemon juice and give a stir gently..
Serve hot with papads or spicy egg fry..
2cups Grated carrots
1+1/4cup Gram flour
1/2cup Powdered raw peanuts
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
2tbsp Grated coconut
2tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped)
1/2tsp Ginger (grated)
1no Green chilly (chopped)
A pinch of soda
Heat the oil for deepfrying, meanwhile take all the ingredients in a bowl and mix together as a dough with little water..take a small portion from the dough and shape them as vadas, drop gently to the hot oil and fry on both sides until they get well cooked..
Serve hot as side dish or enjoy as snacks with ketchup...