Stir-Fried Carrots

Serves 2

This tasty recipe for stir-fried carrots is a perfect dish to serve with basmati rice or your favorite grain. Fresh, home-cooked foods are strongly recommended by ayurveda to promote vibrant health and longevity.


  • 1 pound carrots
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons ginger preserve
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Maharishi Ayurveda Vata Churna


  1. Peel the carrots and cut them into two-inch-long, thin, matchstick-like stripes.
  2. Blanch the carrots in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for 4-5 minutes, then drain.
  3. Heat a wok or a large frying pan until moderately hot and add the ghee. Put in the carrots and stir-fry for about 4 minutes.
  4. Turn the heat off and add remaining ingredients. Stir well. Serve with basmati rice or your favorite grain.