Carrot poriyal or kootu or milkshake
or juice or even raw I just love anything with carrots. Carrot Kootu is my lil ones fav too, will post the recipe sometime soon. Now with no further delay lets get onto the simple easy carrot stir fry(we call it podimas) recipe.And this is my first click in our new home :) Here the sun shines very bright else its very dull, kind of changing climate often. Still am in process of setting up a table for clicking purpose atleast in our new home, cant wait to click it from the new setup :)
Carrot Poriyal Recipe - Ingredients
Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Carrots - 4 small sized
Onion - 1 medium sized chopped finely
Coconut - 1 tbsp
Recipe Category: Side dish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Green Chillies - 1 slitted into half
- Wash carrots, remove the outer skin, grate it and keep aside.Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds,urad dal and let it splutter. Add curry leaves and fry for a min. Now add green chillies and saute for 2mins.Now add onion and saute well till it is slightly browned. Then add grated carrots.
- Saute for 2mins then sprinkle little water and cook covered till it turns soft and raw smell leaves.
- Add required salt.Once it becomes dry add coconut, give a quick stir and switch off.
Switch off and serve with sambar rice or any variety rice. This tasty carrot stir fry is quick and easy to make. Goes well with any variety rice or sambar rice. And carrots we get here are very fresh as they are straight from ooty and the color is nice fresh orange and they are sweet and tasty too. Coming up next is Eggless choco chip yogurt cookies...Stay tuned!
- Amma always adds coconut only after switching off any poriyal as raw coconut is not much of cholesterol she says so using it as raw as much as possible is good.
Labels: Poriyal, Veggies