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Carrot and Raisins Salad : Indian Food & Cooking Recipes
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  Contributed By: Sadhana Padmanabhan
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This is a great Healthiest Way of eatingrecipe that you can enjoy for lunch, dinner, or snack. And it's loaded withhealthy Vitamin A.

The modern carrot gets its characteristicbright orange color from -carotene, which is metabolized into vitamin A, arequirement for healthy eyesight, skin, growth, and infection resistance.Carrots are also rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, and minerals. Carrotshave higher natural sugar contents than most other vegetables (with theexception of beets)—for this reason, they make a wonderful snack when eatenraw.

When shopping the carrot, pick carrots thatare deep orange in color and avoid ones that are crackled, shriveled, soft, orwilted.

This salad is a beautiful combination ofsweet, sour and salty.


Big Carrot                                 1 no.                  
Chopped English Cucumber         ½cup
Chopped Tomato                        ¼ cup
Raisins                                     ¼ cup
Finely chopped Green chilies        2 no.
Roasted Peanuts                        2 tbsp.
Chopped mint leaves                  1 tbsp.
Chopped Cilantros                      1 tbsp.
Lemon Juice                              1 tbsp.
Salt                                         to taste


  • Wash all vegetables well.
  • Shred carrots in food processor or use ahand grater.
  • Take a big bowl, Add the all theingredients together. Mix well.
  • Chill for at least 15 minutes beforeserving.

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