Carrot Rice | Carrot Sadam
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Busy mornings always call for a quick lunch box special. Here is a healthy, colorful carrot Rice. Variety rice (Kalandha Sadam) can be prepared within 15 minutes. Carrot Sadam is one tasty way to make kids eat carrot.
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Indian
  • Cooked rice - 2 cups
  • Carrot - 3, peeled and grated (Around 1 cup grated)
  • Onion - 1, chopped
  • Green chili - 2, slit
  • Turmeric powder - ⅛ tsp
  • Cumin powder - ⅛ tsp
  • Coriander powder - ½ tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • To temper:
  • Oil - ½ tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Split urad dal - ½ tsp
  • Chana dal - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Asafoetida - generous pinch
  • To garnish:
  • Coriander - few, chopped
  • Cashew - few, roasted
  1. Cook rice with 1:2 water and spread in a wide pan
  2. Add oil to the pan and cook on medium heat, once when the pan is hot add the ingredients listed under "to temper" and let it splutter
  3. Add onions and green chilly; sauté till the once is cooked
  4. Add the carrot and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until carrots are cooked, stirring occasionally
  5. Transfer the mixture to the plate containing rice; mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves and cashew. Serve it with potato/Arbi
1. White/Brown rice, Quinoa, mullets etc. can be used instead of hand ping rice
2. Carrots can be chopped in food processor/chopped and added
3.Cut carrot can also be used but cooking time may vary
4. Ginger - Garlic cut:paste can also be added for extra
5. Whole garam masala/powder can be added
6. Roasted peanuts can also be used instead of cashew
Recipe by Traditionally Modern Food at