Carrot & cumin salad

Carrot & cumin salad

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

The sweet, fresh flavours of this superhealthy side dish make it the perfect accompaniment to curry

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal170
  • fat14g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre3g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.08g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp cumin seed, toasted
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • thumb-sized piece of ginger, grated
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 5 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 3 shallots, very thinly sliced
    Shallot

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 5 carrots, grated
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • small bunch coriander, chopped
  • ½ small bunch mint, chopped
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

Method

  1. Combine all the ingredients and season.

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clamlett
3rd Sep, 2013
Yum, very nice side for a curry.
cjcarman
14th Jul, 2012
5.05
made this last night and it was a huge hit. very flavourful. (however, i neglected to get mint, so we had a mint-less version - but wonderful nonetheless.)
nafarros
20th Jun, 2012
5.05
Delicious, unusual and easy to make.
lizleicester
5th Apr, 2012
5.05
Loved by even the non-carrot, non-salad eaters present! I doubled the quantities and 8 of us polished off every last morsel with Tandoori Roast chicken and the spiced rice recommended.
tillynoddle
24th Jan, 2012
5.05
Delicious! My kind of food and so easy to make.
sperhabb
18th Jan, 2012
Hi, can you tell me how many this serves? Many thanksy
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