herb rice with baby potatoes and carrots
course: main course
- 2 cups cooked rice
- 12-15 baby potatoes
- 3-4 carrots, chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped dill leaves
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley leaves
- 1/4 cup chopped basil leaves
- 2 scallions, chopped
- 1/2 tsp white or black pepper
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- salt as required
rinse the baby potatoes in running water. no need to peel the skin of the baby potatoes.
steam or boil them in water till they are completely cooked. once cooked drain the baby potatoes and keep aside.
in a pan heat the olive oil, add the chopped scallions. reserve the greens for garnishing.
stir fry the scallions for 2-3 minutes.
add the carrots and stir fry for 5 minutes.
now add the cooked baby potatoes, all the herbs and pepper and fry for a minute.
finally add the rice and mix the rice well with the herbs and veggies.
add salt and stir fry the rice for 2-3 minutes.
garnish with the scallion greens.
serve the herb rice with vegetable salad and pickled olives or capers.