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Continuing with the sweet & tangy theme, I made Carrot & Coconut curry. Both carrot and coconut are naturally sweet, so I didn’t add any other sweetener to this dish. I made it little tangy by adding lemon juice.


4 serving

Total time

40 minutes




  • 4 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 0.5 cup Coconut
  • 2 chilies
  • 0.5 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 4 - 6 Curry leaves


  1. Heat 1tbsp oil in a pan, add urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and when the seeds splutter add onions and fry for about 7-10 minutes or until slightly caramelized, but not burnt.
  2. Meanwhile microwave carrots with water for about 6-8 minutes until they are just tender.
  3. Add carrots to onions and sauté on medium high flame for 3-5 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in grated coconut, lemon juice, chili powder and salt.
  4. Mix well and cook for another 5 minutes. Serve with rice or chapattis.