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Carrot podi curry recipe,carrot masala curry recpe | How to make spicy carrot stir fry

Carrot podi curry recipe is a simple home style stir fry with carrots along with homemade spice blend.Tastes great with rice/rotis.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 111kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 large carrots peeled and cubed.
  • 3 teaspoons spice powder
  • 1/4 cup shredded or very finely chopped coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoons oil


  • Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a kadai and temper with mustard,urad dal,dried red chillies,asafoetida,curry leaves.
  • Add the cubed carrots and saute for 3-5 minutes to coat the oil.
  • Add 1/3 cup water and boil the carrots.Do not cover the pan.
  • Once all the water is absorbed and carrots are cooked yet crunchy,add salt,turmeric powder and the spice powder.
  • Mix well and saute for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the very finely chopped coconut and mix well.Serve hot.


1.Do not chop the carrots fine.They should retain the shape after boiling.
2.If you do not have spice powder you can add coriander powder and chilli powder after boiling.
3.You can add fresh green peas along with carrots.


Calories: 111kcal