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Carrot Curry -- How to make Carrot Curry with Green Gram

Carrot Curry
Carrot is considered to be lowest calorie food and it is rich source of Vitamin A.  It is taken in raw form, and we use it in sambar, dosa. we make fry with it for toddlers. Very rarely I make this curry, whenever I make it,  an indication to the family members that vegetables are over in the house and we have to go to market. :P
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Recipe Category: Curry
Recipe Cuisine: Andhra
Serves: 6 people

Ingredients:


  • Carrots - 3 Big
  • Split Green Gram - 2 tbsp
  • Green Chillies - 3 to 5
  • Onion - 1 Medium
  • Salt - to taste
  • turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Black Gram - 1 tsp
  • Bengal Gram - 1 tsp
  • Garlic - 3 to 5 (optional)

Procedure:

  1. Peel the skin of carrots and grate them. 
  2. Chop onions. 
  3. Soak split green gram for an hour.
  4. Slit green chillies. 
  5. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, black gram and bengal gram. 
  6. Once they start spluttering add onion and garlic, saute for a while. 
  7. Add soaked green gram and grated carrot. Sprinkle a little water and cover it.
  8. Cook till the gram softens, should not over cook.
  9. Add salt, turmeric powder. Stir well.
  10. Allow it to cook for two more minutes. Remove from heat and serve it. 
  11. Serve carrot curry with rice. Best accompaniment for this curry is curd chillies/Majjiga mirapakayalu. 
    Carrot Curry

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