Carrot Pulao | Carrot Raisin Pulao | Pulao Recipes

A simple and easy pulao to prepare, carrot pulao with cashews & raisins
07/03/2018 9:56:47 PM vindhyadesai

Carrot Pulao

Pulao is my go to one-pot dish for lunch or sometimes for dinner. Usually gets ready in a jiffy and some raitha on the side, you are set. Making an elaborate pulao will not be possible always. But making use of the same masalas and may be just 1 or 2 vegetables we can still make a delicious pulao. Carrot pulao is one of those simple pulaos you can make.
Carrot pulao is loaded with raisins and cashews making it extra special. You can obviously skip them but why not add a festive touch. The natural sweet taste of carrots makes this carrot pulao very tasty. It infact does not need a lot of masala or spices. Moreover carrot pulao gets ready in no time at all!

You can use normal rice like sona masuri rice or basmati rice for extra fragrance. Some ghee to cook the sweet grated carrots adds to the taste of the carrot pulao. Serve it with a mixed veg raitha and lunch is done. Try more pulao recipes from FOI, methi matar pulao, pudina veg pulao, peas pulao etc. More carrot recipes:
Carrot Halwa
Carrot Paratha
Carrot Saaru
Carrot Akki Roti
Carrot Cake overnight oatmeal
Carrot Payasa

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A simple and easy pulao to prepare, carrot pulao with cashews & raisins
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Recipe type: Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 3-4 people
Ingredients
  • 2 Cups cooked rice
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 1 Tbsp butter or ghee
  • ½ Tsp jeera
  • 2 cloves
  • 1" cinnamon
  • 10 cashews
  • 2 Tbsp raisins
  • 1 Cup packed or 2 grated carrots
  • ½ Tsp ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
Method
  1. Slice or chop onions, dry roast them in oven for 20-30 mins at 180 Deg C or till crisp. You can choose to fry them in oil till crisp
  2. In a pan, heat butter or ghee
  3. Add jeera and let them splutter
  4. Next add cloves, cinnamon and fry
  5. Throw in a few cashews and raisins, fry
  6. Add grated carrots and stir fry for a minute
  7. Sprinkle ground black pepper, salt and saute
  8. Add cooked and fluffed rice, mix well
  9. Next fried onions can go in, mix well
  10. Garnish with chopped coriander
  11. Serve with a raitha of your choice
Notes
You can also choose to fry the onions in oil till crisp, drain on kitchen towels

Add some green peas or shelled corn if you like

Sprinkle red chilli powder for some extra kick

Carrot Pulao Stepwise:
Slice or chop onions, dry roast them in oven for 20-30 mins at 180 Deg C or till crisp. You can choose to fry them in oil till crisp
In a pan, heat butter or ghee
Add jeera and let them splutter
Next add cloves, cinnamon and fry
Throw in a few cashews and raisins, fry
Add grated carrots and stir fry for a minute
Sprinkle ground black pepper, salt and saute
Add cooked and fluffed rice, mix well
Next fried onions can go in, mix well
Garnish with chopped coriander
Serve with a raitha of your choice

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