Easy Carrot Salad (Indian-Style) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Carrot Salad (Indian-Style) Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Easy Carrot Salad (Indian-Style)

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"An easy cold carrot salad, ready in minutes"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Toss carrots, chopped cilantro, and crushed peanuts together in a large bowl.
  2. Stir lemon juice, sugar, and salt into carrot mixture.
  3. Set aside long enough to allow the sugar to dissolve, about 10 minutes.
  4. Garnish with cilantro to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 08, 2012

Had a friend over for lunch today and served this. "WOW," is what we said. This simple little carrot salad is loaded with flavor, and on top of that, it's so darn easy AND healthy for you (41 calories, 1.2g fat & 7.2g carbs). Admittedly, you have to like cilantro (we do), but this was such a pleasant surprise. I've not eaten much Indian food, but bring it on!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 02, 2014

If you let this sit in the fridge overnight, the flavor gets "weird". It was alright the first night though.


7 Ratings

Apr 11, 2015

An easy yet great recipe that cannot go wrong. I was in a hurry and added the ingredients without following the exact proportions and still it turned out awesome!

Jul 06, 2014

This recipe is a winner. Made it as written first time, and found it a touch salty, so I cut back on that the next time. Today I was short on cilantro, only had 1/4 cup...so I used 1/4 cup of mint also. Still a winner. I think this is recipe that you can tweak to fit your individual taste, all the while enjoying a healthy treat. I can't wait to use this as a sandwich topping and loved scooping it up with sweet pepper spears!

Dec 25, 2014

This was a hit with the folks at work, including my coworkers from India. I used the half teaspoon of salt, but balanced it out with unsalted peanuts.

Jan 16, 2014

Phenomenal! I saw this recipe on Allrecipes.com and knew I had to try it, & I'm so glad I did. I could eat it everyday with a sandwich for lunch.


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  • Calories
  • 41 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 349 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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