This delicious way to serve carrots may be new to you, but carrot salad seasoned with fresh cilantro, garlic and aromatic spices has long been a tradition in Morocco. Pair this side dish with your next Meatless Monday meal to liven up the meal! This recipe comes to us from Safa of Moroccan Zest.
½ pound carrots cut in slices
½ lemon juice
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tbsp chopped coriander
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp of cumin
1 clove garlic
½ tsp salt
1/2 tsp of sweet paprika
Fill a saucepan with water, add salt and put on medium heat
Add carrot slices and cook for 15 to 30 minutes until the carrots are tender
Drain the carrots and leave aside
In a pan, fry the garlic in 1 tablespoon of olive oil for 2 minutes in low heat
Add the rest of the ingredients (spices, coriander, parsley, and lemon juice) and cook for 2 minutes while mixing.
Add the carrots and sauté for 5 minutes.
Let the Moroccan carrots salad a little bit cool down. It is best served tepid or cold.