1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.
2. Add onion and garlic. Cook until onion is golden and soft (5-6 minutes).
3. Stir in mushrooms, carrot, and bell pepper. Cover and cook until the vegetables are tender (7-8 minutes).
4. Stir in rices, carrot juice, seasonings, and water. Cover and bring to a boil.
5. Turn heat to low, stir in apricots, and cook, covered, until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed (45 minutes).