Monday, March 8, 2010
Carrot Ularthiyathu or Carrot Stir Fry
I don’t use carrots in any of my every day recipes, I mean not in sambars, not in thorans, not in fried rice….you get the picture!....its mainly coz my husband will immediately complain about the dish turning sweet coz of that. But give it to him fresh in a salad n’ it will be over in minutes….so we normally have it in our salads…but my veggie food quest gave me the idea to make this today I had it with chapathi. You can have this with rice, sambar/rasam n’ its good too. The best part as usual is how easy it is to make :)
1. Carrots - 3-4 (sliced)
2. Onion - 1no - medium (sliced)
3. Green Chilies- 1-2nos (split into 2)
4. Red Chili Powder – ½ tsp
5. Turmeric Powder- ¼ tsp
6. Garam Masala- ½ tsp
7. Black Pepper- 2-3 crushed (optional)
9. Mustard Seeds - ½ tsp
10. Curry Leaves- 8-10
11. Oil- 2 tbsp
Step 1: In a wok, heat oil, add mustard seeds n’ curry leaves. Add the sliced onions and green chilies and fry it till the onion turns pink.
Step 2: Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, black pepper powder and salt to this and stir well allowing the masala to cook.
Step 3: Add the sliced carrots to this and mix well. Sprinkle a little water on this, cover n cook for 10-15mins. (keep checking it to ensure it doesn’t get burned)
Step 4: Stir well for another 4-5mins n’ its ready.