Carrot sambaro

Carrot sambaro

(Serves 4)


750g/1lb 10oz carrots – julienne
½ tsp black mustard seeds
2 tbsp ground nut oil
4 cm piece of fresh ginger mashed
1 medium green rocket chilli chopped
¼ tsp salt to taste
½ tsp ground coriander seeds
½ tsp ground cumin seeds
¼ tsp turmeric
¼ tsp garamasala
Juice of ½ a lemon
2 tbsp fresh chopped chives
1 tbsp fresh coriander


Squeeze the fresh lemon juice and julienne the carrots.


1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat.

2. Add the mustard seeds and when the popping has stopped, add the carrots, ginger, green chilli, coriander, cumin, turmeric and salt to taste.

3. Stir-fry quickly for 2-3 mins or until the carrots begin to soften; remove from heat.

4. Squeeze over some lemon juice and sprinkle over the garamasala, chopped chives and fresh coriander.