Monday, April 20, 2009

Carrot Poriyal

Carrot - 3 nos
Onion - 1 ( chopped )
Green Chillies - 4 nos ( cut into lengthwise )
Coconut gratings - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves - few
Oil - 2 teaspoon
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Urad dhal - 2 tsp
Channa dhal - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste.
  • Peel the skin from the carrot and cut it into small pieces.
  • In a kadai heat the oil. When it is hot add the mustard and when it pops up add the urad dhal and channa dhal and fry till urad dhal turns light brown.
  • Add chopped onion, green chillies and curry leaves.
  • Fry till the onion turns transparant.
  • Add carrot pieces and mix well. Add salt,turmeric powder and sprinkle little water and close with lid.
  • Cook in low flame till the carrot is soft.
  • Finally add grated coconut and mix again and remove from stove.