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Indian Carrot and Yogurt Salad

This Indian Carrot and Yogurt Salad is a quick and easy salad that is very nutritious. It is done in under 15 minutes. It is a perfect vegetable side that also doubles up as a tasty snack.

Indian Carrot and Yogurt Salad

* adapted from “Quick & Easy Indian Cooking” by Madhur Jaffrey


  • 1 c. plain yogurt, beaten lightly with a fork
  • 2 medium carrots, coarsely grated
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • salt & cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. Driftless sunflower, safflower, or canola oil
  • ¼ tsp. whole cumin seeds (or ground if that’s all you’ve got)
  • ¼ tsp. whole black or yellow mustard seeds
  • 3 Tbsp. raisins


  1. Mix yogurt, carrots, sugar, salt, & cayenne. In a small frying pan, heat oil over medium high heat.
  2. Add cumin & mustard seeds.
  3. Stir a few times & as soon as they start to pop add raisins.
  4. Stir once & empty contents into yogurt-carrot mixture & mix.

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