Sweetened Rice Mixed with Grated Carrots (v)

Sweetened Rice Mixed with Grated Carrots (v)

Sweet carrots are the perfect addition to light, fluffy basmati rice. This fragrant dessert is the perfect way to cool down after a hot curry.

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To Serve

  • Basmati rice
    400 grams
  • Ghee
    50 grams
  • Green cardamoms
  • Cloves
  • Sugar
    300 grams
  • Carrots, grated
    400 grams
  • Vetiver essence
    0.5 tsp
  • Water
    1.5 litres
  • Saucepans with covers



Bring 6 cups water to the boil. Add the drained rice and cook uncovered until the rice is half done. Drain the rice and keep aside.


Heat the ghee in a pan; add the green cardamoms and cloves; saute until the cardamoms change colour. Add the sugar; carrots, rice, and vetiver essence; stir carefully to mix well.


Reduce heat to very low. Cover and cook until the carrots are very tender and the rice is cooked, stirring occasionally.

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