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Thursday, 11 October 2018

Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad

Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad.

Hello friends, fancy making an Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad?

Crunchy, nutty, spicy and delicious! This salad will be a new favourite in your recipe repertoire.

Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad

How To Make An Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad:

Serves 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 3 minutes

You Will Need:
  • 250g British organic carrots, peeled and grated 
  • 1 eating apple, cored and chopped 
  • ¼ cucumber, chopped 
  • 2 celery sticks, chopped 
  • 50g raisins or sultanas 
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice 
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil or olive oil 
  • 50g plain cashew nuts 
  • 1tsp cumin seeds 
  • 30g mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, sesame and linseed) 

Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad
Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad
Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad

  • 125g low fat plain yogurt 
  • ½tsp ground turmeric 
  • Pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper 
  • Coriander or flat leaf parsley, to garnish 

1. Put the grated organic carrots into a salad bowl and add the apple, cucumber and celery with the raisins or sultanas. Stir in the lemon juice and sesame oil or olive oil.

2. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat and add the nuts and seeds, stirring them to toast for 3-4 minutes to bring out their flavour. Cool, then add them to the salad bowl and toss them through.

3. For the dressing, mix together the yogurt and turmeric with a pinch of salt and pepper. Serve with the salad and garnish with coriander or flat leaf parsley.

Cook’s tip: Add some finely shredded kale or cabbage to go towards your 5-a-day intake.

Indian-Inspired Organic Carrot Salad

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Recipe and image courtesy of British Organic Carrots. The British Organic Carrot season runs from October to May.

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  1. These flavors look like the perfect combination for a fall salad! I can't wait to try it. Thank you!

  2. Beautiful carrots - nothing like fresh, sweet organic carrots! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party - hope to see you next week too. In the mean time, have a fabulous week ahead!


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