Carrot Palya is a side dish from Karnataka. Very easy to make and the dish is rich in nutrition.
Time Required: 15 Minutes
1 Onion (on a festival day, you can omit this ingredient)
4 Green Chilies
Few Curry Leaves
½ tsp Mustard Seeds
½ tsp Kadalaebele
1tsp Kadalebele / Bengal Gram
1tsp Uddinabele / Split Black Gram
A pinch of Hing / Asafoetida
4tbsp Fresh Grated Coconut
Salt to taste
Peel and chop Carrots into small pieces. Chop Onions and Green Chilies. Heat Oil and add Mustard Seeds, when they splutter add Kadalebele, Uddinabele. When they turn pink add Asafoetida and Curry leaves.
Add Onions and stir until they turn translucent.
Add Carrot and stir.
Add Salt and ½ cup water and cover the vessel and cook until the water is absorbed. Remove the lid and add Coconut and mix gently.
Remove to a serving dish.