Indian-Style Chilled Carrot Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 mins

A slightly different carrot salad, but easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the grated carrots in a serving bowl.
  2. In a small frying pan put the oil, black mustard seeds and broken red chili pieces.
  3. Heat over high heat until the mustard seeds pop for about 10 seconds.
  4. Pour the mixture over the carrots and stir to blend.
  5. Add the salt, sugar and lemon juice and mix again.
  6. If desired, add the raisins.
  7. Chill until serving time.


Most Helpful

A very nice carrot salad! We enjoyed the smoky flavour of the mustard seeds, and the hint of spice from the chili complimented but did not over power. We added just a touch of rice vinegar, as we found there was not quite enough acid from the lemon. Next time we make this we will add a little extra of the toasted mustard seeds. Thanks very much for this tasty salad.

Marina K April 05, 2008

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