Carrot, Coconut, Indian, Uncategorized

Carrot beans stir fry

This is one yummy stir fry where you get the goodness of both carrot and beans. Great to have along with rice.



Carrot – 2 medium sized chopped finely

Beans – 1/2 cup chopped finely

Onion – 1/2 cup finely chopped

Coconut – 1/4 cup grated

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Red chilli powder – 1 tsp

Salt – as required

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Channa dal – 2 tsp

Curry leaves – few

Oil – 1 tsp


  • Heat oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds.
  • Add channa dal. When it turns golden,add onions and curry leaves.
  • When onion turns translucent add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and stir for few seconds.
  • Add chopped carrot and beans. Mix thoroughly and cook covered in medium flame. Stir occasionally so it doesn’t burn.
  • When it’s half done add salt. Cook covered till done.
  • Add grated coconut and mix thoroughly.
  • Let it cook for a minute. Switch off.
  • Serve with rice.




  1. This is a great combo.

    1. True Vidhya?… sweetness of carrots and the beans goes well I think

  2. Delicious! Pretty much like the Goan style of cookies veggies, except that we don’t add chana dal ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Oh… never heard of cookies veggies.. I think all over India we have some similar recipes with a little tweaking… Thank you so much Freda?

  3. Sorry I meant to say cooking* veggies. Typo !! Yes Goan and South Indian cuisine has a lot of similar ingredients , coconut being so common ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Oh..?..ya.. that’s really interesting thing?

  4. the stir fry looks so attractive , love the addition of coconut . must be yummy

    1. Thank you Shibani?…ya it’s indeed yummy..

  5. I love this curry and sometimes add cabbage too! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Oh…that’s an interesting addition.. Thank you dear?

  6. So yummy… Love it with Rasam and Rice

  7. Great combination of flavours!!

    1. Thank you Sumith?..I think food is something where we can try various restrictions??

      1. Very true, it’s very vast. Love this game!!

  8. Ohh yummy! ๐Ÿ™‚ that looks so delicious! ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Like pasta, I could probably have rice just about everyday, looks delicious?

  10. My all time favorite stir fry. Love this combo

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