Saturday, June 22, 2013

Carrot Poriyal / Carrot Stir Fry

This is one of the simple & quickest stir fry or poriyal. I love carrots and this poriyal is my favorite, i even like to eat this with plain rice or sometimes i used to add some rice to the poriyal saute it and enjoy as Carrot Fried rice :)
You can make this carrot poriyal in jiffy just it takes only 5 minutes or less to make this yummy stir fry. Here i have made this recipe with carrots alone but you can very well combine with beans and make as Carrot Beans Poriyal. Recently i posted the recipe for Beans Poriyal, this is also a similar recipe but here i used green chilli instead chilli powder. The recipe as follows..

Ingredients
  1. Carrot     1/4 kg or 2 cups(finely chopped)
  2. Onion   1 medium (chopped)
  3. Curry leaves      1 sprig
  4. Green chilli     2 no.s(chopped)
  5. Turmeric powder       1/4 tsp or less
  6. Coconut(shredded)     1-2 tbsp or more
  7. Cilantro      1-2 tbsp(finely chopped)
  8. Salt    to taste
To Temper
  1. Oil      2 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds      1/2 tsp
  3. Chana dal/Yellow split peas    2 tsp
  4. Urad dal /White lentils        2-3 tsp


Method
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds when it popup, add chana dal, urad dal and fry till golden brown.
  • Then add the finely chopped onions and curry leaves saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • After that finely chopped carrot, turmeric powder and enough salt and stir well.
  • Now sprinkle 1-2 tbsp water and cook covered for 2 minutes.
  • After that open the lid and stir fry for few seconds and add shredded coconut mix well.
  • Lastly add some finely chopped cilantro and stir fry in medium high heat for few seconds.
  • That's it..Yummy Carrot Poriyal / Stir Fry Ready.



Notes:
After adding water cook covered not more than for 2-3 minutes. otherwise the carrot gets over cooked n turn mushy.
Adding coconut is optional.
Instead of green chilli u can use 1/2 -1 tsp chilli powder.
This stir fry can be served with chapathi, dosa or even as sandwich filling.



16 comments:

  1. wow very healthy n very beautiful presentation paaps... Love it...

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  2. very delicious looking poriyal :) and lovely clicks :)

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  3. Simple & a yummy poriyal... Best with sambar rice :)

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  4. crisp and clear pics...one of our fav poriyal

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  5. love poriyal always,delicious combo with simple rasam...

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  6. always love this... lovely snaps!

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  7. Loved the click, blue background its complimenting the carrot fry and the bowl really well.. Yummy stir fry, love it with sambar :)

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  8. very healthy and delicious carrot poriyal, very nice click Sangee...

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  9. Healthy & simple recipe.....i love the pictures.
    shobha
    www.shobhapink.blogspot.in

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  10. lovely poriyal and neat clicks:)love the combo of background and dish color:)super akka

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  11. Love this! I am a fan of all things stir fry and this sounds interesting. Thanks for sharing!

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  12. simple and good recipe

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