Algerian Carrots

Recipe by Pesto lover
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Steam the carrots in a steamer basket for about 5 minutes, or until barely tender. Reserve 5 tbsp of the cooking water.
  • Meanwhile, toast the cumin seeds in a dry skillet just until they release their fragrance. Set aside.
  • In a pot that will be large enough to hold the carrots, saute the garlic in the oil for about 1 minute. Add the 5 tbsp of carrot cooking water, the hot sauce, lemon juice, cumin seed, sugar and salt. Mix well.
  • Add in the carrots, partially cover and cook over med-low heat until the carrots are tender and the liquid has reduced, approximately 10 minutes. Do not let it dry out completely.
  • Stir in the mint leaves and serve immediately.
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