In last few years Navratri comes with color themes. Let us bring these colours in our food too. While fasting during Navratri if we include small amount of colorful power foods our body will get detoxification, power nutrition and strong immunity too. Let us see some side dish recipes which are actually required in a very small portion for their beneficial effects.

Ingredients for carrot pickle

• Carrots finely chopped -2
• Lime pickle masala- 2 tb spoon
• Lime juice – 1/4thkatori
• Oil – 2 tsp
• Jaggary – 1 tsp
• Salt- to taste
• Hing and turmeric powder – ¼th tsp each

Carrot pickle ingredients

Carrot pickle ingredients


Portion size- 8 to 10 servings

Preparation of carrot pickle

  1. Mix all the ingredients except oil.
  2. Heat oil in pan.
  3. Add hing and tuemeric powder to it.
  4. Cool it completely.
  5. Pour on the pickle.

Nutritional Significance:

Carrot pickle is a Powerhouse of an antioxidant – Carotenoids (vitamin A).