Carrot garlic chutney

Posted on August 3, 2009. Filed under: Achaar/chutneys/powders, Diabetes/diabetic recipe, Home Remedies | Tags: , , , , |

Carrots, garlic, chilli powder and lemon juice are combined to make a tasty accompaniment for rotis, parathas or a spread for sandwiches. Carrots are rich in fibre and vitamin A and the garlic is good to control the sugar and cholesterol levels in the blood. This chutney can be stored if refrigerated for upto a week. Enjoy this chutney with hot Bajra Turnovers.

Cooking Time : Nil.
Preparation Time : 30 mins.

Makes 1/2 cup (approx. 7 tablespoons).

Ingredients
1 cup carrots, thickly grated
2 tablespoons garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons chilli powder
¼ teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon salt
Method
1. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon of salt on the grated carrots and leave aside for 30 minutes. Drain out the juice.
2. Grind the garlic, chilli powder, lemon juice and the remaining ½ teaspoon of salt to a fine paste in a blender or a mortar and pestle.
3. Combine the carrots, garlic paste and oil in a bowl and mix well.
4. Serve immediately.
Tips
The chutney will stay well if refrigerated for upto 4 days.

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