Quick Stir Fried Peas And Carrots

Prerna Singh with a colorful, and exotic suggestion for your next lunch box meal.
By Prerna Singh

Quick Stir Fried Peas And Carrots
 
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I always keep packets of frozen peas, carrots, sweet corn, beans or a medley of all or couple of them in my freezer. Just heat up the oil, temper a couple spices, throw in the veggies, cook for a few minutes and done! Pack the lunch with some bread, boiled eggs, maybe a fruit and you are set.
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Recipe Type: Side Dish
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots medley (thawed) - I just drop frozen veggies in room temperature water and it thaws in a minute.
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (can use mustard, fennel)
  • 1½ teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon grated dried coconut (optional)
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. As they sputter add peas and carrots. Give a quick stir. Add salt. Stir again.
  2. Cook until the veggies are heated well. For about a couple minutes.
  3. Throw in the coconut. Give a quick stir and done!

 

Prerna Singh

Prerna Singh

Prerna is a food writer and photographer who contributes to sites like Menuism and WFAEeats (NPR Charlotte). With a goal of making Indian cuisine approachable, she created Indian Simmer, a blog nominated for 2011 Best Food Blogs by Saveur Magazine.

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