Thursday, April 30, 2009

Carrot and Spinach Rice

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carrot and spinach flower

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Ingredient's:

2 cups basamati rice
1/2 cup carrot garted
1/2 cup spinach fresh/frozen nicely chopped
1/2 cup lema beans
1/4 cup peas
1 large onion nicely chopped
1tomato nicely chopped
1tsp fresh ginger grated
1tsp fresh garlic minced
2 cinamon stick
3-4 cloves
3-4 green chillies
2tsp cumin seeds
1.5 cups water
salt to taste
2tbs oil


Method :


1) Soak the basamati rice for 1/2 an hour

2) Pour 2 tbs oil in a pressure cooker, once the oil get's hotter add cumin seeds ,1 cinnamon stick, couple of cloves .

3) Then add chopped ginger , garlic ,onion saute till it turns brown then add sliced tomato, green chillies, frozen or fresh spinach ,carrot freshly grated and peas and lema beans .

4) Now add the soaked rice to the above mixture and pour a cup of water, put the salt per taste.

5) Well.. close the pressure cooker and put the wight and let it cook well.I
think 2 whistles r enough.

6) Once the cooking is all done serve with fresh raitha.

41 comments:

Sathya Sankar said...

wow, the carrot rose is wonderful....
you have a great talent mangala :)
love the rice....

Mangala Bhat said...

wow! satya u r my first ..Thanks soo much

Pooja said...

Wow beautiful rose mangala..Rice is looking yummy..

Poornima Nair said...

Looks delicious...great dish. Love that rose u've made, its just perfect.

Lavanya said...

carrot flower is looking so gorgeous..grear da..rice looks delicious!!

kittymatti said...

wow! so colourful n creative! Peak of nutrition!

sowmya aneesh said...

beautifull orange rose Mangala.looks real.you are too talented.I Luv this recipee .it is easy to prepare specially for the lunchbox.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

hey the flower is sooooo pretty. rice looks lovely and colorful.

Varsha Vipins said...

wowwww sweetie..teach me how to make that flower da..so beautiful ..n rice is yummyy..:)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Nice cute flower and so is the rice perfectly selected ingredients good one...

Sakshi said...

Hey Mangala I think you should have done a separate post for that carrot flower. I mean the thing really steals the show. It's awesome just too perfect like a real rose.

Ok the rice..well its good looking too. have a great weekend..

Prathibha said...

Wow Mangala, the carrot rose is gorgeous,how did u get such thin strips of carrot??
Rice is looking yummy too...

Priya Sriram said...

Wow.. how beautiful dear! Awesome click! :)

Btw, I use smugmug account to upload pictures and use the picture url to upload it in blogger. That way we can get bigger pictures. You can use flicker account too! Hope it helps! :)

Priya said...

Delicious and colourful also healthy rice Mangala, thats a fabulous carrot rose dear...very beautiful..

Vishali said...

Mangala dear, thats amazing u made a flower with carrot and spinach. love the rice too. Have a nice weekend!

Asha said...

Great combo, Mangala. Colorful and nutritious too. Good one! :)

KParthasarathi said...

Came thro mahima's kitchen.Mouth watering dish well adorned with flowers. Nice blog

Yasmeen said...

Pretty flower.The rice looks very appealing with the vibrant veggies:)

Vani said...

Pretty flower, Mangala! Youa re so creative! The rice looks delicious!

Pooja said...

Healthy and yummy rice..Love the combo of carrot n spinach. Also lovely carrot flower :)

Chitra said...

colorful, have bookmarked it:)

Deepa Hari said...

Beautiful flower Mangala...looks perfect and cute...How did u do it?

Carrot and spinach is a lovely and healthy combo...Looks delicious.

Pavithra said...

Wow mangala looking gorgeous... Flower is looking so good... Nice click as well

LG said...

Rice looks tempting and flower is beautiful Mangala.

Sushma said...

beautiful carrot flower Mangala..,
carrot & spinach rice tumba chennagi kantha ide.., hotte hasiyoke shuru aithu idannu nodi eega nanage :)

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Luv the rice. delicious and colorful. Is it a carrot rose? Looks beautiful.

KParthasarathi said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving comments.I visit my daughter at Nashua,NH once in two years. Cheers
kpartha12@gmail.com

Sanghi said...

Rice looks delicious.. the rose decoration with carrot carving? Amazing..! Wonderful. You can send this as an entry to my FIL-Carrot event.. do check my blog dear..!

AnuSriram said...

wow... the flower looks attractive. Never tried a combination of carrot and spinach in rice.. Looks so colourful and delicious! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving ur valuable comments.

Renuka said...

wow..great presentation..

curryworld said...

First time here ..Great blog ..

Smitha said...

Nice rose and healthy rice.

meeso said...

I love your carrot flower! Rice looks delicious, so perfect!

Mangala Bhat said...

Thanks every one ...:)

Renu said...

wonderful pictures!!!!!

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

wowww....beautiful presentation...thank u 4 sharing..shall try dis on sunday:)

The Mom Cook said...

This is my first visit here... Wow Mangala, that carrot flower looks amazing. A small request.. it would be great if you could guide us with that carving. All I know is the age old tomato rose

Madhumathi said...

Lovely carrot flower..You are so creative!
The rice is delicious n healthy!

Usha said...

The rice looks delicious, the carrot flower looks absolutely amazing...........

Divya Vikram said...

Tooooooooo cute!!

Deepthi said...

Hi Mangala...
I tried out this receipe.. it came out really tasty... My hubby loved it very much... thank u so much for ur gr8 receipe... Gr8 going!!!
Cheers!