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Carrot Fried Rice Recipe

Comments : 2 Posted in : Easy recipes, main course, Rice recipes on by : nrdubey Tags: , , ,

Date – 7.1.2016

About Recipe

Easy and healthy carrot fried rice. This carrot rice is mildly spiced. Goes well in  tiffin and lunch. I like to pair it with onion raita.





For cooking rice

Rice (basmati or any other) – 1 cup rice

Water – 1+3/4 cup

For making carrot fried rice

Carrot – 2 -3 medium (grated)

Onion – 1 medium (sliced)

Ginger-garlic – ½ tsp (paste or crushed)

Cashew – 3-4 (broken)

Red chilly – ½ tsp

Garam masala- ¼ tsp

Salt – as per taste

Oil – 1 – 2 tbsp

Coriander leaves – for garnishing

For Seasoning

Cumin – ½ tsp

Bay leaf – 1

Cinnamon stick – 1 inch

Green cardamon – 2

Clove – 2


Preparing rice

Rinse and soak rice for 20 to 30 min in enough water.

Pressure cook rice along with water.

Pressure cook for 2 whistle.

Let it cool completely.

For making fried rice

Heat little oil and  fry broken cashew nuts till they turn light brown and take them out. Keep aside.

Add some more oil.

Add ingredients under ‘for seasoning’ , let them splutter.

Add sliced onion and fry till light brown.

Add ginger-garlic and fry till raw smell goes off.

Add Garam masala and red chilly powder, stir well.

Add carrot, stir and saute carrot for 15-20 seconds.

Add cooked – cool rice, salt and chopped coriander leaves.

Mix well and turn off the flame.

In Short



Soak 1 cup of  rice for 20 -30 min


Add 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cup of water and pressure cook for 2 whistle, then let it cool down completely


Fry cashew in oil


Till golden and keep aside


Heat oil and whole spices


Add cumin


Add sliced onion


Fry till light brown


Add ginger and garlic (paste or crushed), fry till raw smell goes off


Add red chilly and garam masala, stir once


Add grated carrot, stir and saute for 15 – 20 seconds


Add cooked and cool rice, coriander and salt


Mix well


Carrot fried rice is ready





2 thoughts on : Carrot Fried Rice Recipe

    • nrdubey
      March 3, 2016 at 4:35 pm

      Sure Kavitha try this dish and please let me know how it came for you

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