How to make Carrots with Lemon and Mint -

This carrot salad has a wonderful lemony flavour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Zest (ज़ेस्ट/छाल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Carrots with Lemon and Mint

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Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Carrots with Lemon and Mint Recipe

  • Carrots peeled 3-4 medium

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • Lemon juice of ? lemon

  • Fresh mint sprigs 2-3

  • Salt to taste

  • Butter 1½ teaspoons

  • brown sugar/jaggery 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 2-3

Method

Step 1

Cut carrots into thick strips.

Step 2

Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan and bring to a boil. Add salt and boil.

Step 3

Add carrot and blanch for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and strain.

Step 4

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add brown sugar, stir and let it melt.

Step 5

Add blanched carrots, toss and cook for 1 minute.

Step 6

Grate lemon zest into the pan, toss and cook. Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 7

Add salt, toss and switch off heat.

Step 8

Chop mint and coriander sprigs and add to the pan and toss.

Step 9

Serve.

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