Deliciously Spiced Carrots

The spices add a light kick to the tangy sweet and earthy flavor of the carrots that will leave you more than satisfied! Add these carrots to basmati rice, collard greens and dahl as part of a balanced meal.

Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes
Augmenting or Extractive: augmenting

This recipe serves 4.

  • 2-3 cups chopped carrot
  • 2 Tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp black cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • pinch of salt
  • water


  1. Heat sunflower oil on medium heat and add spices
  2. Cook until the spices’ aroma comes up
  3. Add carrots and stir to coat with oil and spices
  4. Add just enough water to cover the bottom of the pot
  5. Simmer lightly with the lid on until vegetables are brighter in color



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Myra Lewin has studied and practiced Ayurveda and Yoga for nearly 30 years. She is a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA), author of two books, Freedom in Your Relationship with Food andSimple Ayurvedic Recipes, and a frequent presenter at international conferences. Through Hale Pule Ayurveda & Yoga, Myra has guided thousands of people to reclaim their natural state of health through consultations, treatments, workshops and trainings. She offers classically-based and clinically focused education, including Ayurvedic chef certification, Ayurvedic treatment training, Yoga teacher training and a 600-hour Ayurvedic health counselor program.


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