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Carrot Curry

-Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan on 18th Jan 2016

(Instant Carrot Curry, Carrot Gravy)

Today I am going to share the recipe of an instant carrot curry. This curry is a good choice to make quickly for unexpected guest. If you have idli/dosa batter at home, you can make this instant curry and serve with idlis or crispy dosas.

Preparation time: 20minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Serves: 2

Carrot Curry


  • Carrot - 1 big (or 2 small)
  • Sambar Onion - 1 cup
  • Tomato - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Sambar Powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Jaggery 1 tsp
  • Tamarind pulp - 2 tbsp (optional)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Coriander Leaves - handful (finely chopped)

For Tempering

  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida
  • Curry leaves


  1. Pressure cook the carrot, grind the same in a mixer and keep aside
  2. In a vessel, cook the onions by adding salt and turmeric powder.
  3. When it is half cooked, add the sambar powder, pepper powder and jaggery.
  4. Add the tomatoes, carrot pulp and cook for  another five minutes till the tomatoes are cooked.
  5. Adjust the consistency, if needed add water.
  6. Finely temper with the items mentioned in tempering and garnish with chopped coriander leaves. A very quick carrot curry is ready to be served.

Serving Suggestion

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