Saturday, April 5, 2014

Carrot Salad Recipe-How to make Carrot-Gajar Salad (Indian style)-Carrot Recipes

Carrots are full of fiber and are rich in vitamins and minerals. They are rich in beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant which helps in maintaining a healthy skin and also keep away from many diseases. The carotene in carrot is good for the eyes. When eaten raw, they cleanse and strengthen the teeth. It helps in cancer prevention and has anti aging properties. Regular consumption of carrots prevent digestive disorder. Carrot provides us with a host of powerful health benefits,so try including it raw in the form of salads or raitas.

Carrot Salad

  Prep Time : 10 mins | Cook Time : 2 mins |  Serves : 2

   Ingredients needed

   Carrot grated - 1 1/4 cup
   Lemon juice- 1 tbsp or as needed
   Salt needed

   For the seasoning

  Oil -1 tsp
  Mustard seeds -1 tsp
  Green chilli finely chopped -1
  Curry leaves -few

  For garnishing

  Coriander leaves finely chopped


Wash, peel the skin and grate carrots finely.

Add salt and lemon juice to taste.

Heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds,when it splutters, add green chillies and curry leaves.

Saute for a second and add to the grated carrots.

Mix well, garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or sambar sadam or curd rice.

More ways to include carrots in our diet-

Carrot Raita 

Carrot Orange Salad 

Oats Carrot Smoothie

Carrot Soup 

Carrot poriyal

Carrot Uthappam

Carrot Beans Stir Fry

Carrot Cake

Carrot Halwa 

Carrot Kheer 

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