Spicy Egyptian Carrots

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Recipe: #40706

May 23, 2023

"Spicy Egyptian carrots are a flavorful and vibrant side dish that adds a kick to your meal. They pair well with various Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (126.1 g)
  • Calories 113.2
  • Total Fat - 7.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 79.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.6 g
  • Sugars - 5.5 g
  • Protein - 1.4 g
  • Calcium - 48.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 9.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat.

Step 2

Add the minced garlic to the pan and sauté for about 1 minute until it becomes fragrant.

Step 3

Add the sliced carrots to the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they start to soften.

Step 4

In a small bowl, mix together the ground cumin, ground coriander, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.

Step 5

Sprinkle the spice mixture over the carrots in the pan and toss well to evenly coat the carrots.

Step 6

Continue cooking the carrots for another 5-7 minutes, or until they are tender yet still slightly crisp.

Step 7

Drizzle the lemon juice over the cooked carrots and give them a final toss.

Step 8

Remove the carrots from the heat.

Step 9

Transfer the carrots to a serving dish and garnish with freshly chopped cilantro or parsley.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


Oh so good. The carrot slices were the perfect consistency and had developed a depth of flavor. We loved it!


review by:
(8 Jun 2023)

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