Carrot Poriyal Recipe / Carrot Stir Fry with Coconut

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Today i am going to share a simple and basic carrot poriyal recipe. It can be done within 20 to 25 min. You can have this with steamed rice and any kuzhambu. Let's see how to make.

Carrot Poriyal

Cuisine: South Indian | Category: Side Dish | Serves: 2

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 15 min

Carrot - 3 medium
Onion - 1 small
Green Chilli - 3
Coconut - 2 tbsp (grated)
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
salt - as required
Oil - 2 tsp

1First wash and peel the carrots and then chop them into small pieces. Chop the onion finely, slit the green chilli.

2Now heat a pan with oil. When its hot, add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves. Allow it to splutter. Then add green chilli and chopped onion. Saute them till the onion becomes soft.

3After that, add in the chopped carrots. Saute it for a minute. Then add salt and sprinkle little bit of water to cook the carrots. Close the lid and cook the carrots.

4Keep checking the carrots. If it needs more water, add it. Cook the carrots till it becomes soft.

5When its done, add the grated coconut. Mix it once. Switch off the stove immediately.

6Transfer the poriyal to a serving bowl.


I prefer cook the carrots little bit crunchy. If you want soft carrot, cook little bit longer.

Simple and easy carrot poriyal is ready to serve. Have it with hot rice and any kuzhambu.

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