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Carrot Peas Poriyal - Carrot Poriyal / Carrot Stir Fry Recipe

Carrot poriyal is one of the healthy side dish recipe made by mixing the chopped carrots in little spices. This can be made easily within 5 to 10 minutes when the carrot is chopped ready. Here in my recipe I have added fresh green peas and moong dal which increases the flavor and aroma. If you want you can add grated coconut.

Ingredients needed for making Carrot Peas Poriyal

Carrot - 5 nos.
Fresh green peas - 1 cup
Onions - 1 no.
Moong dal - 1 tbsp
A sprig of curry leaves.
Red chilli - 2 nos.
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
Split Urad dal - 1 tsp.
A pinch of turmeric powder
Salt as needed
Grated Coconut - 1 tbsp. (optional)

Method for making Carrot Peas Poriyal

1. Peel the skin of the carrots and chop them into fine pieces.
2. Chop the onions into fine pieces.
3. Heat oil in a kadai splutter the mustard seeds and add the urad dal. When the dal turns golden brown add the onions and curry leaves. Saute well.
4. Add the chopped carrots, peas and the moong dal and saute well for 5 minutes.
5. Add the required amount of salt, turmeric powder and sprinkle 1/3 cup of water and close with a lid.
6. Allow this to cook for 5 minutes.

Now the Carrot Peas Poriyal is ready to be served with sambar, Kaara kuzhambu or rasam.

Note: Always add little amount of water to retain the color of the vegetable.

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