Carrot poriyal, a healthy poriyal for any rice varieties. This recipe is slightly different from the traditional way of doing poriyal. Generally we cook the vegetable and then do the seasoning. I tasted this wonderful taste of carrot poriyal in one of my Telugu friends home and the variation made the dish an extraordinary taste. Especially many kids doesn't like to eat carrot poriyal but with this recipe having a variation from the traditional way would be liked by all. Lets get into the way to prepare this dish.

Carrot Poriyal
Carrot Poriyal

Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time20 mins 

Carrot Poriyal
Carrot Poriyal

Carrot1/2 Kg
Turmeric1/2 teaspoon
Saltto taste

Ingredients for Grinding:
Grated Coconut2 tablespoon
Roasted Gram Dal2 tablespoon
Red chilli 2
Cumin Seeds1/2 teaspoon

Ingredients for Seasoning:
Oil1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds1 teaspoon
Split Urid dal1 teaspoon
Curry leavesFew

  1. Wash the carrots in water and then pat it dry, peel the skin and grate all the carrots 
  2. Take a pan, add oil and when the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add split urid dal and fry till it becomes golden brown color.
  3. Add curry leaves and add the grated carrot and keep the flame medium
  4. Add turmeric and salt and mix well and cover it with a lid. We dont need to add water as the grated carrot would cook easily in steam
  5. Meanwhile, grind the grinding ingredients to a nice powder and keep it ready
  6. When the carrots are cooked nicely, add the ground curry powder and mix well and remove from flame
  7. The mouth-watering carrot poriyal is ready to serve with any rice dishes. Even we can mix plain rice with carrot poriyal along with a teaspoon of ghee and the taste is divine.
  8. Carrot Poriyal
    Carrot Poriyal

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  1. vow! super I learned a lot mam. and also tried some items and outcome is ok.