Indian Carrot Salad - A Gently Spiced Carrot Salad

Indian Carrot Salad - A Gently Spiced Carrot Salad


A lovely, fresh tasty grated carrot salad that goes beautifully with Tandoori Spiced Chicken and our Easy Coriander and Mint Raita.  Combine for a delicious starter or meal.

Carrot Salad Ingredients

1 tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
pinch of ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon caster sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
500g grated carrots
coriander leaves, to garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a small pan, then add the mustard and cumin seeds.  Cover and shake the pan until the seeds start to pop.  
  2. Remove from the heat, add the turmeric, salt and sugar and stir well.  
  3. Leave to cool for 5 minutes.  Mix in the lemon juice then pour it all over the grated carrots, thoroughly coating.   
  4. Leave for 30 minutes or longer for the flavours to develop.  
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves.

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