Carrot Poriyal

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins

Carrots have always been in the wishlist for everyone at home. With many variations of this carrot curry around, I have my own version that my LO at home love to eat. With a tint of ginger added, it has a unique flavor and taste. Carrots are rich in beta carotenes and are one of the largest consumed vegetables in the world. Without much more adieu, here I go with my carrot poriyal.


0/8 Ingredients
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    Main Ingredients
  • Tempering Ingredients


0/5 Instructions
  • Wash, peel, and grate carrots using the large hole in the grater.
  • Heat oil in a Kadai, add the ingredients in the To temper field, one by one, until all splutters. Now add green chilies and ginger pieces too.
  • Add the grated carrots to it and stir for 2-3 mins. Sprinkle water and close with a lid
  • After 3- 4mins, open lid and add salt and grounded coconut and stir to mix uniformly.
  • Place the stove in simmer for 1 – 2 mins and transfer to a serving bowl. Top with curry leaves and coriander leaves.


  • Carrots are available in different colors like red, white, purple, yellow apart from the routine orange color. Each of these has a different phytochemical like the beta - carotene in orange color carrots, Lycopene in red carrots and etc. Each of these phytochemicals has its own beneficial functions to the body.
  • Carrots are one among those top 12 dirty dozens of vegetables. It is always wise to buy organic ones when you find them in your markets.


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