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This Carrot Raisin Salad is studded with cashews and tossed in the most flavorful Indian curry dressing.  Simple to make, healthy vegan, this carrot salad recipe is so addicting! 

Carrot Raisin Salad

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 cups 1x
  • Category: Salad, vegan, Make-ahead, gluten free
  • Method: Tossed
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This Carrot Raisin Salad is studded with cashews and tossed in the most flavorful Indian curry dressing.  Simple to make, healthy vegan, this carrot salad recipe is so addicting!


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1012 ounces carrots, grated or matchstick ( about 4- 5 cups, feel free to use store-bought matchsticks)
  • 1 tablespoon lime or orange zest (or some of both)
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced ( use a garlic press)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely minced ( or use ginger paste)
  • 1/3 cup raisins ( golden or regular)
  • 1/2 cup toasted cashews ( or slivered almonds)
  • 3 scallions
  • 1/2 cup cilantro or italian parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (or sub apple cider vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons, maple syrup, honey or agave or alternative sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric ( or use 12 teaspoons fresh grated)
  • 1 teaspoon yellow curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne ( optional, and/ or more to taste)

Instructions

Place all ingredients in a bowl and toss well. Taste. Adjust salt, acid and sweetness to taste.

This will keep up to 4 days in the fridge.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 251
  • Sugar: 18.8 g
  • Sodium: 307.3 mg
  • Fat: 15.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.1 g
  • Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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