- 600 g carrots, peeled and cut into rounds
- ½ teaspoon chili flakes
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 cloves of garlic, skin on
- 2 teaspoons garam masala
- 80 ml cold water
- 1 tablespoon honey
- juice from 1 lime
- ½ teaspoon ginger, ground
- 2 tablespoons fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped for serving
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- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Combine the carrots, chili flakes and olive oil in a bowl.
- Transfer to a baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.
- Add the 4 garlic cloves, and garam masala.
- Mix and bake again for 15 minutes.
- If the carrots have softened remove from oven or else bake for another 5-10 minutes, until the carrots soften.
- When ready, squeeze the garlic to remove the soft interior and discard the skins.
- Transfer carrots and garlic to a food processor and add the water, honey, lime juice and ginger.
- Beat until the mixture becomes a smooth puree.
- Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool at room temperature.
- Serve spicy carrot dip topped with finely chopped coriander.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.