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Monday, October 19, 2009



Carrot - 1/4 kg.
Cooked rice - 4 cups
Onion - 2
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Coriander powder - 1 tablespoon
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp.
Cinnamon stick - 1" piece
Cardamom - 2
Clove - 2
Ghee - 2 tsp.
Oil - 4 tsp.
Salt - as per taste
Coriander leaves - few


Chop carrot into small pieces. Pressure cook rice.

In a kadai, heat oil, add cumin seeds, clove, cardamom, cinnamon and finally onions. Saute till onions are translucent. Now add carrots and saute in high flame for 1 minute. Simmer, add salt, chilli powder, coriander powder and mix well. Sprinkle some water and cover it with a lid. Stir in between. When done, switch off the stove and add cooked rice to it alongwith ghee. Add enough salt for the rice, mix gently and garnish with coriander leaves.

An ideal lunch box recipe.


  1. Prefect lunch box menu, looks yummy and colourful..

  2. Yummy idea..simple and quick recipe.
    Hope you are sending this perfect entry to Divya's event (http://divya-dilse.blogspot.com/2009/10/show-me-your-lunchbox.html)

  3. Looks colorful,kids would love it. Will try it soon.

  4. wow!yummy rice! colourfula iruku.
    Hi Shanti u had asked for my email id: and it is
    indu.kitchenqueen@gmail.com and indu_s@hot mail.com

  5. Nice one for kids...iam sure they love it

  6. Perfect for a quick lunch! Looks really good - I wish I can come to Coimbatore for lunch!

  7. An ideal lunch box recipe indeed... Now I've have one more dish with carrot that I'm sure I'll love :-)

  8. Colorful and yummy rice.Pls pick up an award from my home cooking blog.

  9. Lovely & healthy...looks quick to make

  10. Different recipe...looks colourful and tasty...


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