Friday, April 26, 2013

Grated Carrot Chutney/Pickle

Carrots hold high nutritious value as we all know and hence every household vegetable basket  holds prominent place for this vegetable.Well as we all know carrots add lots of flavor for most of the dishes,may it be sweets, gravies, currys etc. Well trying some spicy recipe with carrot is always on my thought and this time here it is my Carrot Pickle.
It is very delicious blended with spices and perfect with hot rice/chapathi. Give a try to this simple spicy chutney and let me know ...:)

Ingredients:

  1. Grated Carrot-1 cup
  2. curry leaves- bunch
  3. Red chilies-6/8(according to your taste)
  4. Fenu greek seeds/methi seeds-1 tbsp
  5. Mustard-2 tbsp
  6. oil- 2tbsp
  7. asoefotida/hing- pinch
  8. Salt-as needed
  9. Lemon juice-1 tbsp(you can also replace lemon small  size tamarind )


Method:

  • Grate the carrot and slightly fry it with oil for about 3 minutes and keep it aside.
  • heat oil in a pan and add mustard, fenugreek seeds, red chilies ,hing powder and saute them properly till you get nice aroma of these getting fried.
  • In a mixer grinder , grind these spices coarsely into a fine paste by adding salt
  • If you want use tamarind, add small lemon size tamarind to these spices while grinding.
  • Now also add grated carrot and curry leaves to the blended spices paste in your mixer jar and do inch mode once again so that it gets perfectly mixed with carrots too.
  • If you are not using tamarind, squeeze lemon juice to the blended paste and mix it thoroughly .

Carrot chutney

this is my entry to event : lets-cook-pickles ,hosted in http://www.simplysensationalfood.com
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