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Carrot Rice

Carrot Rice is an easy mixture of basmati rice mixed with ginger, onion and grated carrots that have been sautéed in just a bit of butter.
Yield 6 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons ginger minced
  • 3/4 cup finely grated carrots use handheld microplane


  • Combine rice and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover with lid, and allow to steam until tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Stir in the onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned golden brown, about 10 minutes. Stir in ginger, carrots, and salt.
  • Reduce heat to low and cover to steam 5 minutes.
  • When rice is done, add it to skillet and stir gently to combine with other ingredients. Garnish with chopped cilantro.


Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 62mg | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.3mg
Keyword: Carrot Rice