Easy Carrot Chutney Recipe

Easy Carrot Chutney Recipe
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This carrot chutney is a perfect gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan condiment full of antioxidants and nutrition.

The carrot is a highly nutritious food as it is a good source of beta carotene, fibre, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants. It is associated with heart and eye health, improved digestion, and even weight loss friendly.

Adding carrots as a part of meals is a healthy option. Carrot chutney is one of the best options to include carrots in your diet.

This yummy carrot chutney recipe is simple and easy to prepare. The beautiful vibrant colour of carrots, tangy taste of tamarind, creamy texture of walnuts and refreshing flavour of mint will surely leave you with the uniquedelicious and nutritious carrot chutney recipe you have ever tried!

Why try this carrot chutney recipe?

A must-try recipe for several reasons, which are as follows:

  • It’s a super easy recipe. 


  • Gluten-free, Dairy-free and Vegan.


  • Handy ingredients.


  • It can prepare in a few minutes with minimal effort.


  • This chutney recipe is super delicious, healthy, and full of antioxidants and nutritious.

Ingredients

For making carrot chutney, you need the following ingredients:

Carrot Chutney
Ingredients

Carrots: 3 -Orange carrots have a sweet and earthy flavour, best for the carrot chutney recipe. You can also use red carrots. I prefer to grate carrots as it makes the process quicker and easier.

Onion: 1 roughly chopped – It masks the bland taste of chutney.

Garlic: 2 -3 cloves- It enhances the taste of chutney.

Tamarind: 1 tablespoon- Use seedless tamarind. It gives a fantastic tangy and zesty flavour.

Pepper: 3 – Use dried red chillies. It gives a perfect colour and also spicy flavour.

Walnuts: 15 g – It provides a creamy texture to the carrot chutney

Mint Leaves: 3- 4 leaves- Needless to say, anything about its refreshing properties.

Cumin seeds: 1 teaspoon – I always prefer to add these in any chutney as cumin aid digestion.

How to make carrot chutney?

Watch the video to learn detailed steps for making this chutney recipe:

Easy Carrot Chutney Recipe Video

Pour oil into a medium-hot pan. Add cumin seeds to it. Once cumin turns aromatic, add garlic and onion and saute them.

Carrot Chutney
Carrot Chutney – How to

The next step is to add carrots, tamarind, dried chillies, salt and saute them for 5 minutes. Add walnuts and saute for the next 2-3 minutes.

Carrot Chutney
Carrot Chutney – how to

It’s time to turn off the stove when carrots shrink in size and change their colour.

Let the carrot mixture cool completely. Add mint leaves, water to the carrot mixture and blend it to a smooth paste. I added 1 cup of water. Add a minimum quantity of water first to check the consistency. Add more if required.

Carrot Chutney
Carrot Chutney – How to

Stir well.

Adjust the chutney according to your taste and preference.

And here you go with super nutritious and delicious carrot chutney.

Carrot Chutney
Carrot Chutney – Ready to serve

Note:

  • Blend to a smooth paste. Smoother the consistency, better the chutney tastes.


  • If you like the thick consistency of the chutney, add less water and vice versa.

Storage

Store in the fridge for later use.

It can long last for about a week if stored properly.

Variations

You are free to experiment with ingredients. Some of the ideas you can follow as:

  • Coconut also makes a thick base for this chutney; try coconut next time.

  • You may substitute walnuts with peanuts, cashews or almonds and observe the difference!

  • Replacing the tamarind with tomato or lemon juice will give you another version of this carrot chutney.


  • If you prefer the sweet version, you may add a pinch of jaggery or gur to it. It enhances its taste as well as depth.

What to serve with carrot chutney?

  • The carrot chutney is best served with idli, dosa, rice, cheela/ chilla.

  • When used as a spread on rolls, wraps, sandwiches, burgers, crackers etc., it’ll surely enhance their taste and flavour.

Tips n tricks

  1. Always refrigerate the carrot chutney. If it’s too cold to serve, keep the required quantity at room temperature before serving.


  2. Add water a little at a time while blending the chutney mixture.


  3. Make use of rock salt if you have, as this gives a better taste.


  4. If you don’t have cumin seeds, you can replace them with cumin powder.


 I would love to know your thoughts about this delicious and nutritious carrot chutney recipe!

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You can make these quick and easy recipes like:

roasted potato dried fenugreek,

quick chocolate coconut bar,

healthy green soup,

chicken drumsticks

Tea Masala powder

green chutney

All-purpose dip sauce

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Easy Carrot Chutney Recipe

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This carrot chutney is a perfect gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan condiment full of antioxidants and nutrition. The beautiful vibrant colour of carrots, creamy texture of walnuts and refreshing flavour of mint will leave you with the uniquedelicious and nutritious carrot chutney recipe you have ever tried!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course chutney, dip, Dipping sauce
Cuisine codiment
Servings 15 people
Calories 20 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tspn cumin seeds
  • 2 -3 pods garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 3 carrots orange
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind
  • 3 dried chillies
  • 1 tspn salt
  • 15 g walnuts
  • 3 mint leaves
  • 1 cup water

Instructions
 

Prepare the carrot chutney mixture

  • Add cumin seeds to hot oil in a pan.
  • When cumin turns aromatic, add garlic and onions. Saute it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add carrots, salt, tamarind, chillies and saute for 5 mins.
  • Add walnuts and saute for 2 minutes more.
  • Cool the mixture completely.

Blend the carrot chutney mixture

  • Add mint leaves to the carrot mixture.
  • Pour in water and blend it into a smooth paste.
  • Adjust the consistency and transfer to the container.
  • Store in the fridge.

Video

Notes

  1. Always refrigerate the carrot chutney. If it’s too cold to serve, keep the required quantity at room temperature before serving.  
  2. Add water a little at a time while blending the chutney mixture.  
  3. Make use of rock salt if you have, as this gives a better taste.  
  4. If you don’t have cumin seeds, you can replace them with cumin powder.

 I would love to know your thoughts about this delicious and nutritious carrot chutney recipe!
Do you have your unique recipe? If you want to share with me, please leave a comment or share a picture on Instagram with the hashtag #tipsnrecipes!
You can also Subscribe to our mailing list.
or
Follow me on YoutubeFacebook,  PinterestInstagram or Twitter to see more tips and delicious food recipes.
You can make these quick and easy recipes like:
You can make these quick and easy recipes like:
roasted potato dried fenugreek,
quick chocolate coconut bar,
healthy green soup,
chicken drumsticks
Tea Masala powder
green chutney
All-purpose dip sauce
Note: Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and specific brands of ingredients used
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