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Gujarati Carrot Salad

Gujarti Carrot Salad
Written by Kate thecook

Gujarati Carrot Salad is an easy recipe that creates a spicy Indian hit to a lovely side dish. Using only a few ingredients creates a tasty dish that can be served chilled or at room temperature. Both ways produce an enjoyable blend of flavours and textures.

Gujarti Carrot Salad

Gujarati Carrot Salad

Gujarati Carrot Salad is simply grated carrots on steroids. The addition of Mustard Seeds and raisins give the dish body and heat – Perfect.
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Fruit, Salad, Spice, Vegetables, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 125kcal



  • Combine the carrots and salt in a mixing bowl, tossing to distribute the salt.
  • Heat the oil in a small skillet over moderate heat.
  • Add the mustard seeds to the hot oil and remove from the heat as soon as the seeds begin to pop, about 2 to 3 seconds.
  • Pour the hot oil and mustard seeds over the carrots.
  • Add the lemon juice and optional raisins and mix well.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.


  • The raisins should be¬†soaked in hot water for 1 hour for soften and clean them.


Sodium: 305mg | Sugar: 12g | Fiber: 0.4g | Potassium: 116mg | Calories: 125kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 7g | Protein: 0.4g | Carbohydrates: 15g