Thursday, January 20, 2011


SWEETS..everyone likes sweets. Yesterday my hubby demanded me to prepare something sweet in the evening. So I thought of preparing this SWEET CARROT RICE......
Rice     1 Cup
Grated Carrot     1 Cup
Desi Ghee/Clarified Butter     1 Tbsp
Powdered Jaggery/Sugar     2 Tbsp
(or as per taste)
Dry Coconut/Desiccated      2 tsp
Cloves     2-3
Cashew Nuts
Almonds     8-10
Rose Water     2 tsp
Raisins     2 tsp
Cardamom Powder     1 tsp


1.   Wash and soak rice for 15-20 min.. Drain out the water
2.   Heat ghee in pressure cooker or heavy bottom pan.
3.   Fry cashews, almonds and raisins till golden brown. Remove and drain on absorbent paper.
4.   Add cloves to the ghee, saute for 2 min..
5.   Add grated carrot, stir well till it change the color.
6.   Add cardamom powder, coconut and jaggery, mix well.
7.   Add rice and 1/2 cup of water.
8.   Add raisins, cashews and almonds(except few for garnishing) and rose water.
9.   Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook till done.
10. Garnish with fried cashews and almonds.
11. Serve hot.