Carrots with Indian Spices

Lively and flavorful, this side dish is a great partner for curries or grilled meat. For more spice, add half of a minced jalapeño pepper along with the other seasonings.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. fresh carrots, peeled and cut diagonally into ½" slices
  • 1 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. caraway seeds
  • Juice of 1 medium lime


  • Place a sauté pan over medium heat. Add water, oil, and carrots to the pan and bring to a boil. Cover pan and cook, shaking occasionally, until carrots are just barely tender, about 7 minutes.
  • Uncover the pan and continue to cook until carrots begin to sizzle in the oil, about 2 minutes.
  • Add curry powder and caraway seeds and cook stirring continuously 2 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat. Add lime juice and stir to combine. Serve immediately.