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Carrot Yogurt Dip

Carrot Yogurt Dip

  • Author: Deborah Davis
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Category: Appetizer, Dip
  • Method: stove-top, blender
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, gluten free

Description

This carrot yogurt dip is tangy and loaded with warming spices from the garam masala. Whip this dip up for a simply holiday party appetizer!


Ingredients

  • 1 lb carrots (~6 carrots)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/8th teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup plain whole milk yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Sea salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Peel carrots and slice into 1/3″ thick coins.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet and add the carrots, garam masala, smoked paprika, and cayenne. Saute for 2 minutes. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 5-8 minutes, removing the lid to stir occasionally, until carrots are fork tender.
  3. Add garlic to the pan and saute for 1 minute. Turn off the heat and set aside to cool for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the yogurt, lime juice, and carrots to the food processor. Puree until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and cover. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve with fresh vegetables and crackers.