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Carrot Turumu Vepudu – Grated Carrot Stir fry

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Carrot Vepudu

Simple, light and packed with flavor carrot stir fry. The earthy spices combine beautifully with the sweetness of carrots while the addition of fresh coriander brings freshness. Carrot in their ‘grated’ avatar work best for this vegan stir fry. Left overs work great as a filling for a wrap or sandwich. Enjoy this vibrant stir fry at its enchanting best.

Carrot Turumu Vepudu Recipe

Prep & Cooking: 25 mts

Serves: 4 persons

Cuisine: Andhra

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Ingredients:

250 gms /1/4 kg carrots, peeled and grated

1 large onion, finely chopped

2 green chilies, slit lenghwise

large pinch coriander pwd

1/4 tsp jeera-pepper pwd

pinch of kasuri methi (optional)

2 tbsps chopped coriander leaves (do not skimp of this)

1 tbsp grated fresh coconut for garnish (optional)

salt to taste

1 tbsp oil

For poppu/tadka/seasoning:

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

few curry leaves

pinch of asafoetida/hing/inguva

1 Heat a tbsp of oil in a cooking vessel, add the mustard seeds and once they dance around, add cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and saute for few secs.
2 Add the chopped onion and green chilies and saute for 3 mts. Add coriander leaves and kasuri methi and saute for 2 mts. Add turmeric pwd and coriander pwd and mix.
3 Add the grated carrots, mix and saute on medium heat for 3 mts. Reduce to low flame, place lid, let it cook, approx 10 mts. Keep checking in between, sauteing them so that they don’t burn. The sauteed carrot will lose moisture and begin to have a wrinkled appearance. Remove lid at this stage and saute on low for 3 mts.
4 Add salt and jeera-pepper pwd and mix well. Add the grated coconut (optional ingredient) and combine. Turn off heat.
5 Garnish with coriander leaves and serve warm with rotis or steamed rice.

Carrot Turumu Vepudu – Grated Carrot Stir fry Recipe

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 20 min
Yield: 4
Main Ingredients: carrot

Simple, light and packed with flavor carrot stir fry. The earthy spices combine beautifully with the sweetness of carrots while the addition of fresh coriander brings freshness. Carrot in their ‘grated’ avatar work best for this vegan stir fry.

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By • Dec 1st, 2010 • Category: All Recipes, Andhra Recipes, Indian Fry Recipes, Indian Vegan Recipes, Indian Vegetarian Recipes, Recipes Vegetable Dishes

  • http://foodmazaa.blogspot.com Shobha

    Simple and healthy dish.

  • Saritha

    Sailu, This is lovely and healthy. I make a version of this and it goes well with curd rice and pickle. One suggestion: a dash of lemon juice mixed in the carrot gives it added flavor.

    • http://sailusfood.com Sailu

      Absolutely, a dash of lemon adds a punch to the stir fry.

  • devi

    feeding carrots to my kids is a big task, thanks a lot sailu for such a lovely recipe.looks yummy, will certainly try…

  • http://kalyanikitchen.blogspot.com/ Kalyani

    curry looks delicious sailu ……

  • http://priyaeasyntastyrecipes.blogspot.com Priya

    Simply delicious..love it..

  • http://www.anubhavati.wordpress.com Shoba Shrinivasan

    Hi Sailu,

    Lovely grated carrot stir fry…addition of kasuri methi has to make it pretty aromatic and flavourful…I never get stingy on the cilantro….Lovely stir fry…

    Shobha

  • Archana

    very nice..the recipes at ur site help a lot for beginner’s like me..

  • akila

    what a yummy carrot dish…. love it

  • shubhra

    Hi saillu,

    Yummy, healthy and easy – three adjectives to describe this wonderful dish. keep them coming.

  • Rekha

    I have tried many of your recipes and most of them turn out great. I tried this one too and it was sooo easy and so palatable! Thank you.

  • http://donwiss.com Don Wiss

    What is jeera-pepper pwd? Jeera is cumin. I’ve never heard of cumin-pepper.