Carrot Poriyal (Grated Carrot Stir Fry)

Poriyal is a simple,healthy dry stir fry made with grated coconut in South India.

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                                       Preparation Time : 10 min Cooking Time : 10min 

                                           Serves: 2
        Cuisine: South Indian   Course: Side dish
                                Author: Resmarani
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  INGREDIENTS OF CARROT PORIYAL

  • Carrots – 3 to 4 no.(medium sized)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Grated coconut -2 to 3 tbsp

For Seasoning:

  • Oil – 2 to 3 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seed-1tsp(optional)
  • Dry chili -2(optional)
  • Green chillies – 2 to 3 (chopped /slited lengthwise)
  • Chana dal and Urad dal – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig

    Preparation

Steps of Carrot Poriyal recipe

1.Wash, peel the skin and chop the carrots into bite sized pieces. Keep aside.2019-06-02-11-49-50

2.Heat oil in a kadai; add all the ingredients under “For seasoning” one by one.2019-06-02-11-54-23
3.
Now add chopped carrots, salt .Give it a mix.2019-06-02-11-54-49

4.Close the pan with a lid and cook till the carrots in a medium flame till it becomes soft.

5.Add fresh grated coconut and mix properly. Switch off the gas.

6.Serve Carrot poriyal with rice.Enjoy2019-06-02-13-09-32

A Quick Summary:

 INGREDIENTS

  • Carrots – 3 to 4 no.(medium sized)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Grated coconut -2 to 3 tbsp

For Seasoning:

  • Oil – 2 to 3 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seed-1tsp(optional)
  • Dry chili -2(optional)
  • Green chillies – 2 to 3 (chopped /slited lengthwise)
  • Chana dal and Urad dal – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Directions:

1.Wash, peel the skin and chop the carrots into bite sized pieces. Keep aside.

2.Heat oil in a kadai; add all the ingredients under “For seasoning” one by one.
3.
Now add chopped carrots, salt .Give it a mix.

4.Close the pan with a lid and cook till the carrots in a medium flame till it becomes soft.

5.Add fresh grated coconut and mix properly. Switch off the gas.

6.Serve Carrot poriyal with rice.Enjoy

 Hope you all will love this recipe.. Please do share your comments .

Happy cooking !!!!!!!!!!!!

Health Benefits of Carrot

  1. The antioxidants and phytochemicals present in carrots  help to regulate blood sugar.
  2. Carrots contain vitamin C, an antioxidant. This helps boost the immune system and prevent disease.
  3. Carrots contain beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which are essential to eye health.
  4. Vitamin A found in carrots can help protect our skin cells against damage by the sun’s harmful UV rays. They also help the skin remain supple and soft.
  5. Carrots help to control blood pressure.(source- stylecraze.com)

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