Carrot Poriyal

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Description

Type: 
Vegetarian
Category: 
Side Dish
Cuisine: 

South Indian

Spicy Index: 
3
Aroma Index: 
2
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes

Ingredients

  • Carrot - 500 grams
  • Grated coconut -1/4 cup
  • Mustard -1 tsp
  • Urad dal -1/2 tsp
  • Hing- a pinch
  • Green chilli stilted -2
  • Curry leaves- few
  • Oil -2 tsp
 

Preparation method

  • Wash, peel and chop carrots.
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan or kadai, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add hing, urad dal, green chilli and curry leaves.
  • When urad dal turns golden brown, add the chopped carrots and little water (around 1/4 cup). Cover it with a lid and cook on low flame stirring from time to time.
  • If the water has evaporated, you can sprinkle more water and cook till carrots turn soft. Add needed salt.
  • Once the carrots become soft, add grated coconut, mix well and switch off the flame.
  • Goes well as a side dish for steamed rice (rasam sadam)
 

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