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Carrot Rice in Bowl

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.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Carrot Rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 153 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 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


  1. 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.

  2. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. 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.

  4. Reduce heat to low and cover to steam 5 minutes.

  5. When rice is done, add it to skillet and stir gently to combine with other ingredients. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
Carrot Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 153 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 200mg8%
Potassium 62mg2%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 115IU2%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.