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Stir-Fry Chili Carrot

This is a delicious spicy dish made with healthy carrots.
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Slit green chillies 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut lengthwise
  Julienne cut carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Tablespoon
  Iodized salt To Taste
  Protein powder 1 Tablespoon (Nutrilite)
  Filtered water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Gram flour 1 Tablespoon (Besan)
  Chaat masala/Dry mango amchur powder 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar To Taste

1. Turn on the stove on medium heat
2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a non stick pan
3. Add mustard seeds
4. Allow the mustard seeds to crackle
5. Add pinch of asafoetida and cumin seeds
6. Stir fry the spices in oil
7. Add green chillies and carrots
8. Coat the chillies / carrots with spices
9. Cook the vegetable for 3-4 min on low heat after covering the pan with lid
10. Check the vegetable after 4 min
11. Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt and protein powder
12. Mix all these ingredients well
13. Cook the vegetable covered for 7-8 min
14. Keep checking the vegetable every 3-4 min
15. After 8 min, sprinkle some water.
16. Mix in the water and cook the vegetable covered on low heat for 5-6 min till carrots are tender
17. Check the vegetable once done
18. Mix in gram flour and cook it for 2-3 min
19. Lastly sprinkle some amchur powder or chaat masala and sugar to taste
20. Turn off the stove and cover the pan
21. Serve chillie carrots with Rotis / Naan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Stir Fried
Dry Curry
Carrot, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Indians simply can't think of their food without generous addition of spices and oil. And this chilli and carrot recipe is a clear testimony to the fact. Tempered with luscious spices and herbs, this recipe would taste great when devoured with Indian flatbread.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 175 Calories from Fat 94

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.6%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 223.6 mg9.3%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.5%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A 8.8% Vitamin C 91.1%

Calcium 15.2% Iron 35.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stir-Fry Chili Carrot Recipe Video