Grated Carrot Poriyal / Stir-Fry

   Carrots,are an all time favorite for everybody.Who doesn't love it ?!!! We know that carrots are an abundant source of Vitamin A,which are good for the eyes .There's one more new information,is that  prevents in the risk of cardio vascular diseases .Also carrot has a nature to improve the quality of feeding milk of mothers.While taken in a juice format along with spinach and lemon juice,it helps in cleaning the digestive system.

  This is a simple recipe i make at my home,i think it may be helpful for those beginners.Please have a look on the way i prepare this.

Since carrots are generally sweetish in nature we add green chilies to make it bit hot....


Carrot (Grated) - 2 Medium size
Small onions(Chopped)- From 2 or 3 
Green Chilly(Chopped) - 1
Jeera Seeds - a pinch
Powdered Jeera - a pinch
Curry Leaves - few
Coconut(Grated)- 1 tsp
Salt - as reqd

To Temper

Oil- 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp


  • Peel the outer skin of the carrots and grated them,chop the onions.Keep all the ingredients ready.In a pan add some oil,then add the mustard seeds,let them crackle.Then add the chopped onions,green chilies,curry leaves and jeera seeds.Saute them for a while.

  • Then add the grated carrots,add some salt and give a mix.Close the kadai with a lid and let it cook for 5 minutes in low flame.Water from the carrot leaves out and it gets cooked with that water.Meanwhile open the lid after 2 minutes,add the powdered jeera and give a mix,then close it.When you find the water gets absorbed and the grated carrots look separate from each other add the grated coconut.Stir for a minute,its ready now.

Its ready to be served.Accompanies rasam,poondukuzhambu,vathakuzhambu.


  1. One of my fav stir fry,love with curd rice.

  2. Quick and easy to make.. :)

  3. very simple and delicious stir fry ..

  4. the most common side dish for rice at home and my favourite too. first time have a nice blog. do drop by my spaces too, when u get the time.

  5. I'm thinking and looking for a recipe where I can put lots of carrots because my kids wants to eat vegetables. I think this idea is perfect for me. I will definitely create this one.

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