Carrot-peas Poriyal

An irresistible and colorful carrot-peas poriyal can be taken as a salad or as a side for rice. Nowadays kids are spending most of their time with mobile phones and other devices, so it is required to take foods that are rich sources of Vitamin A to protect their eyes.  We can  prepare carrot peas poriyal often not only for children but also for adults to improve the eyesight.  Carrots & peas compliment each other in all respects whether their colour, texture, taste or nutrients, carrot’s beta carotene, peas’ protein and fiber in both make this a nutrient-rich poriyal.

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Carrot-pattani poriyal

Cooking Time: 10 min

Serves : 2


  1. Carrot (large) – 1 No.
  2. Peas – 7 pods
  3. Onion – 1 No.
  4. Coconut oil – 1 tsp
  5. Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  6. Green chilli – 1 No.
  7. Coconut meat – 10 pieces (each half inch)
  8. Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  9. Salt – 1/4 tsp

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Cooking Directions:

  • Wash & chop carrot into small cubes.
  • Chop onion finely.

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  • Add fresh peas & carrot cubes into a bowl.
  • Pour a tbsp of water and microwave for 4 min.
  • Grind coconut & chilli coarsely without adding water.
  • Heat a pan with oil, add cumin seeds, curry leaves & onions and saute for a min in medium flame.
  • Add cooked carrot & peas and saute for 30 sec.
  • Add salt followed by ground coconut.
  • Mix them well and remove from heat.
  • Carrot-peas poriyal is ready to serve.

Please Note:

  1. We can use shallots instead of onion.
  2. We can cook the vegetables by steaming or boiling.

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  1. Like having this even more when served on a banana leaf than on a regular plate as the orange of the carrot is juxtaposed nicely on the green leaf . Visually very earthy and appealing!

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