Cardamom Carrots #5

READY IN: 8mins
Recipe by COOKGIRl

From the Good Friends' Cookbook. Very few ingredients but delicious. Use the best carrots you can find-organic preferably.

Top Review by UmmBinat

Very tasty. I love cardamom. I used sea salt and the rest. Served with recipe#194768 with added extra lean ground beef and yogurt on the side. Wonderful meal.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs carrots, peeled and cut diagonally 1/4-inch thick
  • 14 cup butter
  • 4 teaspoons orange zest, freshly grated and finely minced
  • 8 whole cardamom pods, shelled and seeds pounded in a pestle and mortar (or 1/2-1 tsp. ground cardamom)
  • salt


  1. Steam carrots for 5 to 7 minutes or just until tender and still bright orange.
  2. Melt butter in saute pan over medium heat; add grated orange rind and cardamom and saute 1 minute.
  3. Toss carrots in butter mixture until heated through. Add salt to taste.
  4. Transfer to serving dish and enjoy!

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