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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Spicy Carrot chutney - carrot kara chutney - How to make carrot kara chutney

Carrot chutney is a distinct chutney.It is a healthy chutney prepared with onion,tomato,carrot and coriander leaves.This chutney is rich in vitamin A, also helps in good digestion.it goes well with idli,dosa,rava dosa and appam. benefits of carrot includes, you get vitamin A and a  other powerful health benefits including beautiful skin, cancer prevention, and anti-aging.Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver.Coriander lowers bad cholesterol and increases the levels of good cholesterol (HDL). A very good food for digestive system. Promotes liver functions and bowel movements.



Ingredients

carrot big - 1 (grated)
tomato -1.
shallots - 10.(pearl onion)
coriander leaves - 1 handful.
salt - for taste.
green chillies - 2.
red chillies -2.
cumin - 15- 20  seeds.
garlic - 1 chopped
ginger - 1/2 inch (chopped)
mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.

Preparation

grate the carrot and keep it aside.

Method

Heat the oil, add cumin when it splutters add ginger,garlic saute till it turns golden brown colour.
Add shallots(pearl onions) saute well,till it turns pink, add tomatoes saute till mushy.
Add carrots, green chillies,red chillies, handful of coriander leaves saute well, till raw smell goes, and carrots are cooked well.switch off the stove.Allow it to cool.
Grind the sauted items, with little water along with salt, to a fine paste.
Heat the oil, add mustard when it splutters , add it to chutney. Now healthy chutney is ready.
It goes very well with idli,dosa,appam and rava dosa.
you can boil the veggies like  carrot,beans,potato and add with this chutney.Then mix with rice. it tastes so good.

Note:you can add chillies according to sweetness of carrot.


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