Carrots with Raisins & Dates

Carrots with Raisins & Dates
Serves: 4
 
An Iranian dish from Madhur Jaffrey’s “World of the East Vegetarian Cooking”)
Ingredients
  • 5 medium carrots, sliced diagonally into ¼ inch thick ovals
  • 1 medium onion, cut into ¼ inch thick half rings
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup pitted dates, cut into ¼ inch thick slivers
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. sugar
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add carrots, onion, raisins, & dates.
  3. Stir & fry gently for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the salt & sugar. Stir & fry for another 4 to 5 minutes, until carrots are just tender & onion is soft.