If you ask the food I crave for, without thinking for a single second, I would happily say Salad. And this Indian carrot salad is what I make most time that’s delectable to pair with any food.
This vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, healthy recipe. Made with unprocessed natural ingredients, a guilt-free compliment tastes great as well. The easiest salad ever! It’s easy to put it together, it’s healthy and rich in vitamins, minerals.
The Indian tag in the title is for its zing taste, definitely not for its ingredients. The ingredients in Indian carrot salad are universal and commonly available in every kitchen in western countries. The Indian style carrot salad, the best comfort salad for all the salad lovers.
This Indian inspired carrot salad does not refrain from simply using them for salad, instead, use it as a savory topping, blend with the creamy dips to discover your favorite, or use them just as a dip, it’s great in this way as well. It’s versatile and easy to customize, serve with chips or nachos.
I relish the salad in every meal irrespective of the season or the weather. Salads are the bundles of tastes with layers. Very vegetable is unique and that reflects only in the salad. When you love vegetables you will love salads too. If not, start to feel the crunchy texture and the taste in every bite. They will transform into a die-hard fan of vegetables.
Fresh vegetables are the base of healthy living and start incorporating more into your meal as possible. Are your children are fussy towards veggies? try hinting them the vegetable’s unique quality and teach them how to enjoy every bite.
Indian carrot salad
The salad dressing I always prefer the most simple lemon dressing. The simplest can do darn things than your expectation. The lemon juice combined with the salt and mild curry powder in this carrot curry salad, the best of your find.
The grated carrot salad recipe is one of my week points that I cannot resists myself away from it. I make more than the required quantity, as it gets vanishes before hitting the dining table.
Furthermore, one of the delectable grated carrot salad recipes with a lingering taste. The lemon juice mellow downs the carrot and makes it easy to chew on.
Although carrot Indian salad is a common side dish recipe in our home, I never thought of sharing online as I assumed that everyone knows this recipe already, until a reader recently asking for this. That email literally opens up my mind and gave me clarity of sharing. Special thanks to that unknown reader for giving me an opportunity for sharing the food we like the most.
I can guess what you are asking me, the labor involved in grating the carrots. The grating carrot for a single service or two is fine to do with mandoline. But when planning to serve more than two is a bit tedious that should never deny.
The food processor’s grating blade is the boon to the modern busy world. It works like a charm, within a couple of minutes a whole batch of Indian carrot salad is ready. For party or family, enjoy this curry carrot salad worrying about the preparation work involved.
How to make Indian carrot salad
This is simple and straightforward, that you need not follow strict rules. Gives full freedom for enhancing and improving.
Carrot. Any verity is compatible with this recipe. Grated carrots have more potential of absorbing the fellow ingredients. But alternative chop finely, if grating seems difficult.
Lemon juice. It gives refreshing taste and added for its acidic value. However, lime juice, vinegar, apple cedar vinegar are the best alternatives.
Salt. To compensate the acidity of the lemon juice, the salt quantity will be slightly higher than the usual. Lower the lemon juice, lesser the salt is needed. So adjust these accordingly to suit your preference.
Curry powder. Added solely for the mild Indian flavor, but this is optional. Skip if your pantry does not have the stock.
Green chili peppers. Choose any verity that normally you use. The thin-skinned chili peppers are the best in my opinion, but surprisingly others do not act distinctly too. Feel free to choose your faovrite, but slice thinly as possible to get incorporated. Deseed them for less heat Indian carrot salad.
The recipe directions
Grate the carrots using mandolin or food processor.
In a mixing bowl, combine grated carrot, lemon juice, green chili pepper, and salt.
Carrot salad vegan recipe FAQ
Can I make in advance? Yes, grated the carrots before a day and store in air sealed containers. And blend with other ingredients before serving.
How to store the leftover? Leftovers are good to within a couple of days when refrigerator. But the carrots slightly loses its texture and becomes soft when stored longer time.
What to serve with? Serving along with rice is the authentic Indian way of serving. However, This Indian carrot salad is good to serve with any grilled or pan-seared meat. Best topping for the taco, or healthy vegan dip for chips, nachos. Furthermore, this skinny salad happily replaces creamy coleslaw wherever it can.
Indian Carrot Salad recipe
- 2 cups carrot grated
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp green chili peppers minced
- In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients together.