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Carrot Salad

| March 10, 2013 Comment

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Carrot Salad is a sweet and tangy side that adds a lot of nutrition to your meals.┬áThis is a low-fat salad that’s ideal for weight loss. This healthy salad tastes great on it’s own or with rice and roti.

Servings : 4
Cooking Time : 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups carrot, grated
  • 1-2 chillies, slit and halved (adjust to taste)
  • 1 tsp lime or lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

For Seasoning

  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • Asafoetida powder (hing), a pinch
  • 4-5 curry leaves

Preparation

  1. In a medium pan, heat the oil. Add the asafoetida, mustard seeds, and cumin. As the seeds start to pop, add the green chillies and fry for a second. Add the curry leaves and fry for a second.
  2. Add the grated carrot and some salt, and saute on low heat until the carrot is semi-cooked. Remove in a bowl and let it cool for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Add the lime juice and mix well.
  4. Serve the carrot salad with rice or roti.

Category: Salads and Raitas, Salads and Raitas - No-Onion No-Garlic

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