Saturday, April 28, 2018

Carrot Paneer Rice

If you dont have any ideas for some lunch box friendly dishes on your mind, dont get tensed. Just check my today's dish and am sure this simple but yet a healthy and delicious rice dish will definitely please your kid's tastebuds. I have seen rarely kids saying 'no ' to paneer, obviously my today's rice dish is one of the easiest dish you can prepare in less time than you can imagine. Honestly, my kids are ardent fan of carrot rice, if i feel bored or lazy to cook a meal, i will stick definitely with easy dishes. One among those easy dishes is Carrot rice. Just freshly grated carrots when spiced with usual spice powder,once sauteed and mixed with rice makes a quick carrot rice. If you add some cubed paneer to this simple rice, trust me this simple, quick carrot rice will get an another avatar and becomes a calcium rich rice dish. If you have leftover cooked rice and cubed paneer in your fridge, this rice gets ready within less than 10 minutes.

Carrot Paneer Rice

Am running this 4th week of Mega Marathon with Kid's Lunchbox Recipes as theme, after posting some delicious, quick and interesting Kid's friendly dishes for the past 5 days i couldnt stop myself posting an another gluten free dish. Yes Rice is a gluten free grains and this grain is a staple foods for South Indians. Obviously we dish out some tremendous one pot meal or flavoured rices with any sort of vegetables/meats. Coming to this Carrot Paneer rice, just pack this healthy and mildly sweet rice in anyone's lunch box along with some side dishes or else with fryums makes a satisfying, filling meal to please anyone's tastebuds. Kids will enjoy thoroughly this rice dish as this rice is loaded with paneer cubes.Give a try to this incredible kids friendly rice dish if you are looking for a simple, quick, easy breezy dish to please your kids with less efforts.

carrot paneer rice,Paneer Carrot Rice

2cups Cooked rice
2nos Carrots (grated)
1cup Paneer (cubed)
1no Onion (large & chopped)
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1tsp Cumin seeds
1tsp Pav bhaji masala powder
1/4tsp Pepperpowder
1tsp Garam masala powder
Few curry leaves

Heat enough oil,fry the cumin seeds and curry leaves, add immediately the chopped onions,slit opened green chillies,saute until the onions turns transculent.

Now add the chopped carrots, saute everything for few seconds.

Add the pav bhaji masala,garam masala powder,salt and cook everything in high flame for few seconds, dont over cook the veggies.

Paneer Carrot Rice, Carrot Rice with Paneer

Meanwhile fry the cubed paneer with few drops of oil in a pan and keep aside..

Finally add the cooked rice,pepper powder,fried paneer cubes and toss everything gently.

Serve hot with chips or papads.

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Sandhiya said... Reply To This Comment

Carrot Paneer rice looks fanastic, Priya. It's a good idea to add paneer in the carrot rice, haven't done this before, will give it try when i came carrot rice next time. Good share !!!

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

It is interesting to note that you have used Pav Bhaji masala in the rice. I have never thought about it. Shall try this version soon. Thanks for the idea.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

I am loving this combo of veggies and spices in this rice . I normally don’t use carrots in rice , but the combination of carrots, Paneer and PavBhaji masala all sound so good , I am drooling over this rice .

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

I use carrots in pulav n biryani but my little
One would love this flavourful carrot rice ! Bookmarked :)

Srividhya said... Reply To This Comment

This indeed is a perfect lunch box recipe that can be prepared quickly in the morning. Carrots + paneer + pav bhaji masala yummmm

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, love this easy to make carrot rice. My son doesn’t like carrot but I guess he won’t even notice it if it’s finely grated. Love the addition of paneer - makes it protein rich and of course delicious.

Sharmila kingsly said... Reply To This Comment

Carrot and paneer such a yummy combination. Im definitely going to pack this for our lunch boxes!!

Preeti said... Reply To This Comment

Wow. Interesting recipe.. good for everyone

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Adding pav bhaji masala to the rice will surely up the flavour. Adding carrots makes it colourful and the paneer makes it super inviting..

Mayuri Patel said... Reply To This Comment

Adding pav bhaji masala along with carrots and paneer makes the rice look so delicious. A lovely colorful lunch box dish.

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

What a fantastic combination Priya, the whole plate looks amazing and so inviting!..will surely try this for my kids.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

This is a great recipe for lunch box. So aromatic and flavorful. I love the use of pav bhaji masala powder. My boys will definitely like this.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

wow such amazing combo and delicious rice aks .. I love using pav bhaji masala to make masala rice this is so tempting.. Looks super yummy and love the color !!

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

What an interesting combo that you have used here to come up with flavorful and yummy rice!

Padmajha said... Reply To This Comment

YEs, kids can never say no to paneer! I generally make paneer rice and carrot rice as separate dishes. This is one super combo that kids will really like to see in their lunch box. Good one Priya.