• Email
  • Pin It
 

Rosh Hashanah Carrot and Raisin Basmati Rice

 

Contributed by:

Rosh Hashanah Carrot and Raisin Basmati Rice
 

 

12 comments | Leave Comment

 
17 Ratings17 Ratings17 Ratings17 Ratings5 Star (17 Ratings)
Loading ... Loading ...
 
 
 

Recipe

Rosh Hashanah Carrot and Raisin Basmati Rice

Sweet and Fragrant Vegetarian Rice. The perfect side dish for a Holiday Meal

Times

  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 35 min
  • Ready Time : 45 min

Servings

4 cup (s)s

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 4 cups freshly shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups water better if filtered or bottled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1 1/2 cups white basmati rice
  • 5 tablespoons raw slivered almonds TOPPING
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil TOPPING

Directions

1. In a 3 qt sauté pan, heat oil and cook onions at medium heat until translucent, about 5 minutes

2. Add shredded carrots and continue cooking at medium-low heat for about 7 minutes

3. Add water, salt and raisins and bring to a boil

4. Add rice and stir well. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 25 minutes

5. In a separate skillet, slivered almonds in 1/2 tsp of vegetable oil until golden brown, 3-5 minutes. Set aside

6. Uncover the rice and quickly and gently fluff it up with a fork. Put the lid back on and let it sit, off the heat, for 10 minutes.

7. Top with almonds before serving

8. ENJOY! from May I have that Recipe

Tags

About May I have that recipe

avatar

 

Close your eyes for a second. Imagine a gigantic blender in front of you. Add a piece of Spain, a chunk of Lebanon, a splash of Israel and a hint of America. Turn it on. Blend until smooth and voila! What do you get? Identity crisis? Not quite… (ok, maybe a little bit). But mostly, you get us. Confused? Keep reading and you’ll understand.

We are two Sephardic sisters, Vicky and Ruth, returning to our roots to harvest our Mediterranean background. Inspired by the foods of our childhood, our cooking is bold and full of flavor.

Many of our recipes are infused with items you might not have considered previously: …. lemon (always fresh!), sumac, zaatar, pomegranate molasses, orange blossom and rose water, that will enhance your cooking, allow you to experience new flavors, and get a taste of the Mediterranean without ever leaving your kitchen.

Now, thanks to our new blog,http://mayihavethatrecipe.com/, you’ll gain a more expanded cooking repertoire and serve a wider palette of bold flavors bursting with flavor and color.

Our real specialty is performing recipe makeovers; we start with a recipe that appeals to us, and then we change it to make it kosher, vegetarian, or vegan. Then we change it to make it healthier. We continue developing the recipe until it is perfect and then post it for you to use. We will often transform and adapt a recipe utilizing innovative products such as chia seeds, almond milk, coconut oil, almond flour.

As we continue to build their subscriber base, you can subscribe to our blog for free and receive e-mail notifications each time a recipe is posted. We hope you will visit our site soon May I Have That Recipe;http://mayihavethatrecipe.com/

 

 

 

comments

 

12 Responses to Rosh Hashanah Carrot and Raisin Basmati Rice

  1. Thanks for sharing this, I think I will make it for Rosh Hashanah, sounds delish.

  2. The rice in the pic looks yellow but the recipe calls for white rice. Which should I use?

  3. We used white rice, but the carrots make the rice yellow.

  4. avatar says: LISA

    Where is the liquid for the rice? (does the rice go in already cooked or raw, because recipe does not mention cooking the rice first)

  5. You add the water on step #3. Shana Tova

  6. How much water do u add in step 3?

  7. avatar says: Dputter

    Don’t the raisins get too soggy if you add them so early in the cooking process? The raisins in the photo appear to have been added for cosmetic purposes and not actually cooked with the rice.(I was peripherally involved in a cookbook project and am aware of the concept of food stylists)

    • Our mom always added the raisins to the water, and we did as well for this recipe. They get juicy, plump and delicious. We don’t remember if we added more raisins when we took the picture. But it is not a bad idea to add some raisins with the almonds, then you will have different textures from the raisins. It is a delicious recipe. Give it a try!

  8. avatar says: cmaline

    If using this recipe for Rosh Hashana, be aware that many Jewish communities have the custom not to eat nuts on Rosh Hashana. Anyone have any substitution ideas?

    • We suggest adding some pomegranate seeds, they will add crunch and texture to the rice and they are perfect for Rosh hashanah. Just make sure you add them just before serving.

  9. says: Debra

    Looks so yummy

Leave a Reply

Log in or Join For Free or leave a reply as a guest
Login



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  Notify me of follow-up comments by email

Posted in