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Carrot Masala

Sliced Carrots cooked with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Very tasty Carrot Masala in 12 mins microwave cooking-time.This goes very well with rice and sambar or rasam or curd rice or chapathis.Try at home and post ur comments.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 carrots -sliced fine into 2cm size
    • 3 tbsp grated coconut-pasted fine with 1/2 tsp jeera and 1 green chilli
    • 1 onion - chopped fine
    • 1 tsp chilli powder
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 1 cup water(if u want this dry-add 3/4 cup water)
    • 2 tsp refined oil


    1. Take a microwave bowl,add 2 tsp oil,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,chopped onions, curry leaves and microwave this on high for 2 mins.
    2. Take the bowl out,add sliced carrots,coconut paste,coriander leaves,salt,chilli and turmeric powders and mix well.
    3. Add 1 cup water and mix well.Microwave this on high for 12 mins.
    4. Take the bowl out and mix well.If u r salad lovers ,then u can take this with rice and sambar or rasam this time.If u like the veggies to be well-cooked, then add 1/2 cup water and microwave this on medium for another 5 mins.
    5. I tried a dry version of this masala today and found it so good(with coconut pasted coarsely and added 3/4 cup water in step:3).


    jean chaurasia

    Hi Christy, your recipes are good, but not everyone has a microwave oven, may I suggest you give some stove-top recipes. Thanks and regards

    Manjima Sharma

    Hi Christy, As I dont like coconut so can i avoid using it in recipe? Can i use something else in place of coconut?


    Hi Christy! I'm a new entrant on this site and I thought I'd start with something simple. Your recipe came out real nice. Besides, it was the first time I was making something in the microwave, and I'm doubly happ..

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