Carrot Fry (Second Method)

Grated Carrot Fry is simple and tasty. This goes well with a combination of mudda pappu or sambar. Some of them don’t like carrot in fries, due to its sweetness. But this method of preparation gives you a different taste and the sweetness is reduced to almost zero.. Just try it..



1 Cup Grated Carrot
½ Cup Chopped Onions
¼ Cup Bengal Gram Dal/Pachisenagapappu
5-6 Green Chillies (chopped)
2 tsp Lemon Juice
Little Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
Cooking oil
For seasoning:
½ tsp Mustard seeds/Avalu
1 tsp Cumin seeds/Jeera
1 tsp Urad dal/Minapappu
8-10 Curry leaves/Karvepaku


  • First, soak Bengal gram dal in water for about 20-25 mins. Drain water and keep aside.
  • Now heat 5-6 tsp of oil in a pan and add seasoning items one after the other. Let them splutter. Add soaked Bengal gram dal and chopped green chillies. Keep for a while.
  • Add onions, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and cook till the onions turn transparent.
  • Now add grated carrot. Mix well and cook till they turn soft. Keep stirring in between.
  • When the carrots are cooked, add salt and mix well. Put off the flame and add lemon juice.
  • Mix well and serve as side dish for rice with sambar/pappu/rasam etc.



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