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March 8, 2011

Carrot Puttu Recipe

Carrot puttu

We make this carrot puttu as side dish for sambar rice. Sambar Sadam , Carrot puttu & appalam (papad) is a divine combination.. I learnt this recipe from my mom. Its very easy to prepare. Try this for kids. I am sure they’ll love it. Its always better to eat the carrots raw to get the complete nutrition . If not possible, its good to steam to retain the nutrition. Here I ‘ve steamed the carrot. So I feel this side dish is good for growing children who doesn’t eat raw carrot.

  • Carrot – 3 nos ( Grated)
  • Big onion – 1 no (Finely chopped)
  • Green chilly – 1 no ( slit into 2 )
  • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp (optional)
  • Salt – As needed.
To Temper :
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – Few
  • Grate the carrot. Spread the grated carrot in the idly plate and steam it for 10 –15 mins in idli pot.( This method retains the nutrition in carrot )
  • Finely chop the onions and slit cut the green chillies.
  • Now in a kadai , add oil and temper the items given above .
  • Add the onions & chillies . Saute till onion turns transparent.
  • Now add the steamed carrot , salt and toss well.
  • Keep in low flame for sometime by tossing in between.
  • Now add the grated coconut, stir for sometime and switch off the flame.
Yummy carrot puttu is ready to go with sambar rice !!
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