middle easter spicy carrot salad

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Registered: 04-02-2003
middle easter spicy carrot salad
Sun, 04-16-2006 - 6:05am

5-6 carrots, peeled, boiled for about 10 minutes. remove the carrots, let cool just a little, and then slice
2 garlic cloves, smashed
tsp each of cumin, hot paprika, salt
juice of half a lemon

now, there are two options:
mix all the spices together, add the lemon juice and alittle water and oil until its a pourable sauce, and pour over the still warm carrots, let cool.


heat a little oil in a small pot, add the garlic, let it cook for a minute, add the spices, let it cook for a few seconds, then add about 1/2 cup of water and the lemon. then add the carrot slices, let it cook down till the sauce is mostly absorbed.

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Registered: 03-26-2003
Sun, 04-16-2006 - 4:00pm
Just what I needed--I bought 10k of carrots on sale and gave 2k to a friend and still have a bunch left. But the 18k of potatoes are all gone . . .
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Registered: 06-19-2003
Mon, 04-17-2006 - 2:31pm

Oooh thank you for posting this! It sounds just like the carrot salad we get at a local middle eastern restaurant, and I've been wanting to make it at home.

Amy :-)