Carrots with Lemon and Mint

This carrot salad has a wonderful lemony flavour. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Carrots with Lemon and Mint

Main Ingredients Carrots, Zest
Cuisine Fusion
Course Salads
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet & Sour
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Carrots with Lemon and Mint

  • 3-4 medium Carrots peeled
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Lemon juice of ? lemon
  • 2-3 Fresh mint sprigs
  • to taste Salt
  • 1½ teaspoons Butter
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar/jaggery
  • 2-3 Fresh coriander sprigs


  1. Cut carrots into thick strips.
  2. Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan and bring to a boil. Add salt and boil.
  3. Add carrot and blanch for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and strain.
  4. Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add brown sugar, stir and let it melt.
  5. Add blanched carrots, toss and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Grate lemon zest into the pan, toss and cook. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  7. Add salt, toss and switch off heat.
  8. Chop mint and coriander sprigs and add to the pan and toss.
  9. Serve.