Carrot rice, also known as carrot pulao, is a favorite among many families, as a weekday lunch or supper for a busy mum or dad. Since it's an easy dish to create, older kids can even help in the kitchen to whip up a batch!


Grated Carrot - 2 cup

Pearl onion - 10

Green chili - 4

Curry leaves - 2 slit

Mustard seed - 1 tspn

Urad dal - 1tspn

Chili powder - 1tspn

Coriander powder - 1tspn

Turmeric powder -1/2 tspn

Garam masala - ½ tspn

Sesame Oil - 3 tsp

Boiled rice - 2 cup


Cut the pearl onion and green chilly.

Put sesame oil in a pan and heat it. Once the oil gets hot put mustard seeds and urad dal.

Once the urad dal starts splutter, add cut green chilly. The once green chilly smell started, add curry leaves and onions. Fry the onion until the raw smell goes off.

Add grated carrot and stir. Keep this for two minutes.

Once the raw smell of carrot goes off add chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala. Stir it for a minute.

Add a ½ cup water and boil it until the water evaporates. Now the cooked carrot is ready.

Now add the boiled rice with this carrot and mix thoroughly.

Now the tasty carrot rice is ready.

Note: Use sesame oil for this rice. So that it will be good.