Not all tasty foods are healthy. Not all healthy foods taste good too. Carrots are an exception, thanks to their beta-carotene and fibre content. Who doesn't love a fresh and sweet carrot? Consumption of carrots is good for your eyes, skin, digestive and immune systems. It helps in improving vision, protecting skin and preventing inflammation.
On this International Carrot Day on Wednesday, try out these simple recipes with this nourishing root vegetable.
A simple and humble cake that catches your attention for its great taste, the carrot cake has been a favourite among bakers, and for good reason!
Grated carrot and raisin salad
Carrots with their vitamins and walnuts with their incomparable goodness make for a great crunchy salad that can be made within minutes.
Orange carrot ginger juice
Try out this healthy orange carrot ginger juice that is a treat for your eyes with a lovely hue and smooth texture. The citrus and carrots will bless you with an instant energy lift as well as giving a boost to your immune system.
Gajar ka halwa
Who doesn’t love the famed gajar ka halwa? This slurp-worthy sweet dish is said to be a native of Punjab originally, but it has now extended its roots to all parts of the sub-continent making it impossible to trace it back to one place. A perpetual favourite, this halwa can never go wrong, as all it comprises are carrots, ghee and almond slivers.