Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Carrot Rice With Creamy Potato Curry

My love for one pot meal or some quick meal never ends.Last weekends i was in o mood to cook regular rice.So i was searching for something different.Thats when i found this combo meal in vaishali's blog.Its soo simple and very different and came out perfect.This would be a great lunch box treat.

Carrot Rice :

Ingredients :
1. Basmati Rice : 1 cup(Soak rice for 15 min)
2. Water : 2 cups
3.Carrot : 1 cup(grated)
4.Cloves : 3
5.Cinnamon : 2 1' inch
6.Salt : as needed
7.Cabbage : 1/4 cup(chopped)
  (Since i dont use onion,i used cabbage here.Ofcourse you can replace with onion.If onion use one)

In a pan,add tbsp of oil and Cumin seeds.
When it starts to splutter,add cloves cinnamon and fry for a minute.
Add cabbage and fry for 2 minute.
Add carrot and stir for a min.Add rice,water and salt.
Transfer to rice cooker and cook and fluff well.
Enjoy with Creamy Potato Curry.

Creamy Potato Curry.

1.Potato : 1(Boiled and cubed)
2.Tomato : 1 medium
3.Chilly Powder : 1tsp
4.Cumin Seeds : 1tsp
5.Sugar : 1tsp
6.Hing : a pinch
7.Salt : as per taste
8.Coconut Milk : 1 can

In a kadai,add a tsp of oil and add cumin.
When it crackle,add hing and tomatoes and fry till soft.
Add Potato,chilly powder and stir well.
Lower the heat to low and add sugar,coconut milk and salt.
Stir well but dont boil it and garnish it with Coriander leaves.
Enjoy with carrot rice.

See it soo easy and with few ingredients and done well in 1 hour.

Sending to Bookmarked Recipes - Tuesday hosted by Priya and Aipi.


  1. Hey Swapna, glad you tried out the carrot rice and potato curry. Your pictures look really great. It's one of my favorite combos :)

  2. very delicious swapna.. very easy recipe. would love to try it. very nice combo.. looks like u changed your blog little bit. :-) looks nice..

  3. That looks like an amazing meal..beautiful combo!
    Also love the new look of your space :)
    Thanks a lot for linking this to bookmark event.

    US Masala

  4. loved the creamy potato curry-- and its rocking combo with carrot rice must have been heavenly!

  5. wow, the combo looks so great. Thanks for linking to my event.

  6. Just loved the carrot rice in your post. I've never made this before. Will surely try :)

  7. Both rice and curry together makes me drool, such a delectable combo Swapna..

  8. hi swapna, carrot rice looks so colorful n tempting. yummy potato curry:)

  9. carrot rice looks fab and curry looks yum :)

  10. Both the rice and the curry looks fabulous. A delicious combo.

  11. First time here....lovely rice n curry...makes a gr8 combination

  12. first time here..nice recipe..nice clicks too :)

  13. Swapna.. this is a great combo..eve i had tried some delicious recipes of Vaishali..

  14. wow. both looks really yummy. bookmarking potato gravy recipe..

  15. Delicious combo..both looks fabulous.

  16. Love the rice and curry combo. Such a great and comfort meal for weekday lunches.

  17. That sounds like a delicious combination. I think coconut milk always elevates a curry to yumminess.