Moroccan carrot salad
Moroccan carrot salad is a delicious and healthy side dish in which steamed carrots are tossed with olive oil, garlic, a few Middle Eastern spices and herbs.
Servings 4 people
- 4 cups carrot cubes
- 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro if you don't like cilantro, use parsley.
- 4 cloves of garlic grated
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- 1.5 teaspoon paprika
- 1.5 teaspoons sumac optional
- 1 tbsp cumin powder
- Salt as per taste
In a pan add carrot cubes and around 1.5 cups of water. Cook for around 12-15 minutes. The carrots should be cooked but remain firm. Once done, strain and discard the excess water, if any.
Mix olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cilantro, salt, and all the spices in a bowl.
In a large bowl add the warm carrot cubes. Pour the dressing over them and mix well.