Move Beyond Gajar Halwa: 6 Recipes That Can Be Made With Carrots
- Tavishi Dogra
Updated : January 27, 2022 14:01 IST
If you want to include carrots in a reasonable amount in your diet, you can try these recipes.
Carrots, also popularly known as winter vegetables, are very beneficial for health. They are an excellent source of beta-carotene, fibre, vitamin K1, potassium and antioxidants benefitting greatly in weight loss and maintaining good eyesight. That's why it is advised that every person should include carrots in their diet. However, most people do not understand how to make it a part of their daily diet. Usually, when carrot’s name comes up, we think of making salad, juice or gajar halwa. But other than that, you can make a lot more out of carrots and eat every day. So, today we are telling you about different carrot recipes, which you will surely love.
These parathas made from carrots are very healthy and tasty. For this, you need to prepare carrot stuffing and fill it in wheat flour. These parathas are slightly crunchy from the outside and soft from the inside. So, whenever you feel like eating something healthy, these delicious parathas can be prepared with the help of carrots.
You must have included many types of raita in your food plate, but this carrot raita is unique. This is none other than a simple and easy raita recipe with an exciting tempering of asafoetida. Though the tempering is optional, you can skip it. Bit if you want to enhance the taste of carrot raita, you should use ghee tempering.
Aloo Gajar Matar Sabzi
If you want to make a dry vegetable for lunch, you can make aloo gajar matar ki sabzi. It is a Punjabi style dry curry made from potatoes, carrots and peas. The whole dish is cooked in a pan. However, if you're in a bit of a hurry, it's a good idea to use a pressure cooker.
A bowl of soup in the evening makes you feel very relaxed. So why not prepare an effortless soup with the help of carrots and ginger. This soup is mildly sweet with the warmth of ginger. You can also add a bit of tanginess to your hash by adding tomatoes to it.
If you want to cook carrots differently, you can make carrot payasam along with jaggery and coconut milk. This payasam is exceptionally creamy and smooth. Do you know why? Because in this kheer recipe, carrots are first cooked and then added to a puree.
Are you looking for a quick recipe? Then here we have carrot rice for you. For this, you can cook rice with the help of carrots and other veggies. So many spices used in this rice makes it taste unique. Do you know that carrot rice is also a good option for lunch?
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