Bombay Carrot Salad

Bombay Carrot Salad|How to make

Bombay Carrot Salad is a vegan salad, that is healthy and can be prepared in minutes.Made with grated carrots and a sprinkling of raisins and roasted cashew nuts, tossed in with a fragrantly spiced Indian dressing.

Bombay Carrot Salad
Bombay Carrot Salad Recipe

What is a salad?

salad is a dish consisting of mixed pieces of food, sometimes with at least one raw ingredient. It is often dressed, and is typically served at room temperature or chilled, though some can be served warm.


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What are the different categories of salads?

There are basically 5 categories of salads :

  • Green salads/Garden salads use a base of leafy greens such as lettuce, arugula/rocketkale or spinach
  • Vegetable salads/Greek salads
  • Salads of pasta, legumes or grains
  • Mixed Salads, incorporating meat, poultry or seafood
  • Fruit salads

What is a salad dressing?

The sauce used to flavor a salad is generally called a salad dressing; most salad dressings are based on either a mixture of oil and vinegar or a fermented milk product like kefir.

When do you serve salads?

Salads may be served at any point during a meal:

Bombay Carrot Salad Recipe

Bombay Carrot Salad|How to make

Bombay Carrot Salad|How to make

Recipe by Maya Shetty
Course: SALADSCuisine: Indian, International
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Servings

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

minutes
Calories

914

kcal
Total time

10

minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups 3 Fresh Grated Carrot

  • 1 tbsp 1 Lemon or Orange zest

  • 1 1 Garlic clove minced fine

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 Ginger fresh grated

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 Raisins golden or regular

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 Cashew nuts toasted

  • 3 3 Scallions

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 Cilantro/Coriander leaves chopped

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 Olive Oil

  • 2 tbsp 2 Fresh lime Juice or substitute with Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 2 tbsp 2 Honey Agave or any sweetener can be used as a substitute

  • Salt to taste

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 Black pepper

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 Turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp 1 Chaat masala or curry powder

Directions

  • Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl and toss well.
  • Taste.Add salt if needed. Check for taste of salt, acid and sweetness.
  • Serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts


  • Amount Per ServingCalories914
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 69g 107%
    • Saturated Fat 10g 50%
  • Sodium 26mg 2%
  • Potassium 709mg 21%
  • Total Carbohydrate 78g 26%
    • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    • Sugars 37g
  • Protein 8g 16%

  • Vitamin A 13%
  • Vitamin C 13%
  • Calcium 7%
  • Iron 28%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This will keep up to 4 days in the fridge.


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Links to other carrot recipes

The Bottom Line

There’s nothing like a fresh salad to start a meal or for a lighter bite.

A beautifully presented salad as a starter or main meal can be a great way to impress your guests without requiring too much time in the kitchen.

Are you ready to give our Bombay Carrot Salad a try, today?You can even have it as part of your Buddha bowl entry!

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Cindy Moore
Cindy Moore
1 year ago

Oh yum! This carrot salad looks amazing. I’ll be trying it.

Danielle Ardizzone
1 year ago

This looks so good! My kids love carrots, so they might be willing to give this a try.

Kristin
1 year ago

Looks so pretty with all of the colors!

Barbara
1 year ago

Sounds really interesting!

Sandi
Sandi
1 year ago

I’m not a big fan of carrots, but this looks delish

Carolyn
1 year ago

This sounds like a wonderful lunch option!

Tricia Snow
Tricia Snow
1 year ago

5 stars
Ohhhh this looks awesome! We love eating carrots!

Debbie
1 year ago

5 stars
New option for carrots, which I love!

lisa manderino
lisa manderino
1 year ago

I love a good salad. This one looks amazing!

Marianne
Marianne
1 year ago

We always have an abundance of carrots in the house. This looks like a great addition to a meal. Thanks for the recipe!

Jason Gowin
Jason Gowin
1 year ago

This sounds like a different way to fix carrots, which are a staple around here…albeit in the butter and thyme or rosemary. Great idea.

Tammy Horvath
1 year ago

I love the pop-up for the 12-month seasonal produce guide.

Ryan
Ryan
1 year ago

This sounds amazing! I love the addition of raisins. Can’t wait to try!

Sydney Delong-Eat Simply Sweet

5 stars
How interesting! Looks delicious!!

Megan
1 year ago

5 stars
This looks delicious! Would Garam Masala work instead of the Chaat? Or would you just do curry powder?

elaina
1 year ago

Looks delicious! Our youngest loves carrots so this would be a new twist on a favorite.

Tiffany Smith
Tiffany Smith
1 year ago

ooohhh, we are trying to do more salads so this is great!

Sabrina
1 year ago

Love carrots. Great vegan recipe to thoroughly enjoy as an appetizer or meal. Thanks for sharing.

Sabrina DeWalt
1 year ago

This sounds like an easy and delicious way to get those healthy carrots into the diet.