Carrots in Cumin-Mustard Sauce

Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

This is based on a recipe from Marian Burros' cookbook, 20 Minute Menus.

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  1. Fill steamer with water and bring to a boil.
  2. If using whole carrots, peel and slice them.
  3. Place carrots in steamer over boiling water and steam about 7 minutes.
  4. Combine butter, lemon juice, mustard, and cumin in serving dish and mix well.
  5. When carrots are tender, drain and place in serving dish with butter mixture.
  6. Toss well to coat.
  7. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

5 5

Loved the cumin in this sauce. It added a nice taste to the carrots. I used baby carrots that I boiled instead of steamed and added more cumin. Delicious! Made for Zaar I Recommend Tag Game 2012.

5 5

These were nice, I rather agree about the sugar, just a touch would have been pleasant, otherwise,I did like these, and they're very simple. I scattered some cumin seeds on top, for serving, and added some coriander. Nice twist to carrots, thank you mersaydees! Made for ZWT8

4 5

This is a simple dish with surprisingly subtle flavors. I think it would lend itself to lots of variations - more butter, maybe some cayenne or some brown sugar, depending on your preferences. Thanks for posting.