Carrot mezhukkupuratti

Carrot Mezhukkupuratti/ Carrot Stir Fry / Thoran is a vegetable dish prepared using carrot and grated coconut. It is a simple to made recipe with little time and is popular along the south side of India.

Carrot-3 medium
Dry Red chilli-2
leaves-2 strings
Salt-to taste
Turmeric powder-2 pinch
Coconut oil-2tbsp
Peel and cut carrot in to long thin pieces .
Wash ,drain and keep aside .
Crush shallots,dry chilli together .
Heat coconut oil in a nonstick pan and add crushed mix along with curry leaves.
Saute until the raw smell goes.
Then add turmeric powder and salt ,sauté for few seconds .
Then  add carrot and mix well .
Then close the pan and cook for 10 minutes in low flame.
After that open the pan and stir the carrot in low flame for another 5 minutes .
If ur carrot not sweet enough ,u can add pinch of sugar to enhance the taste .
So the very easy and healthy carrot mezhukkupuratti is ready to serve .
It is the best combination with rice.
Try it.

Chef's Note

Kindly do not grate the carrots too finely.

Benefits of Carrot

This vegetable is tasty, crunchy and very nutritious. Carrots is generally a good source of beta carotene, vitamin K1, potassium, fiber and antioxidants.

Main health benefits:

1. Weight-loss-friendly food
2. Linked to lower cholesterol levels
3. Improves eye health

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