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Friday, January 16, 2009

Carrot Pattani Sadham( Carrot Peas Rice)



Usually kids won’t eat vegetables easily. But they eat when u add vegetables with fried rice, pulov etc. Instead of preparing the same dish you can prepare it in different ways using different vegetables and kids will also enjoy eating when it is cooked in a different way than usual. Carrot pattani sadam is also similar to fried rice but with a little variation. The kids will enjoy eating this rice. So try this recipe and give it to your kids as it is also a healthy dish.
Ingredients:
2 cup Rice (raw rice)
2 Onion, finely chopped
3-4 Carrots, grated
½ cup Peas, cooked
4 Garlic Cloves
3-4 Green Chilly
A small piece of Ginger
2 Cloves
1 Bay leaf

1 tsp Turmeric powder
A small piece of cinnamon
2 tsp Oil
4 cups Water
Salt

Preparation:

1. Pressure cook rice with little salt and keep it aside.
2. Grind ginger, garlic and green chilly together to paste.
3. Heat oil in a kadai, add onion and saute till the onion becomes golden color.
4. Add ginger green chilly paste and saute for a minute.
5. Add grated carrot, turmeric powder, salt and saute for 2 minutes.
6. Cover and cook till the carrot becomes soft.

7. Add peas to the above mixture and mix well.

8. Add rice to carrot peas mixture and mix well.
7. Reduce flame to simmer and cook for 5-7 minutes.
8. Serve carrot peas rice with Raita.

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