Spicy Carrot Rice

 Today the humble carrot is featured in another new avatar-CARROT RICE!If you think that carrot makes the rice a little sweeter-change your thoughts:-).This is quite spicy!A one pot meal loaded with Beta Carotene for Day 2 of Blogging Marathon#26
Carrot    3
Onion    2
Ginger Garlic paste 1tsp
Green chillies   3
Red chilli powder  1tsp
Coriander powder  1tsp
Cumin powder       1tsp
Garam Masala        1tsp
Lemon                   1(small)
Basmati rice          1 cup
Oil                          2 tbsp
Cumin seeds          1tsp
Salt                        to taste

Wash and peel the carrots. Grate it finely.
Cut the onions into small pieces
Cook the rice in enough water till it is 3/4 cooked. Drain it completely and let it cool
Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds to it.
Once it sizzles add the onion and fry till it becomes transparent and then add the cut green chillies and fry a little
Now add the ginger garlic  paste and fry for a minute.
Now add the grated carrot, mix well and continue to cook till the raw smell goes off
Time to add the dry masala powders and mix well.Cook for another 2 minutes
Add the salt, mix well and cook for 1 minute
Now add the cooked rice to this and mix well.
Switch off the fire. Squeeze the lemon juice and mix well .
Serve warm with a raita of your choice.
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