Indian-Style Carrot Salad with Mint Yoghurt

This bright salad is full of texture and flavour. The lamb lends a richness to the dish while the carrots and mint yoghurt add an element of freshness
Indian-Style Carrot Salad with Mint Yoghurt
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Indian-Style Carrot Salad with Mint Yoghurt
February 18, 2020
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 15 minutes
Serves 2
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton


600g spinneysFOOD Free Range Lamb Mince
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Garam Masala
1 tbsp spinneysFOOD White Sesame Seeds
1 tbsp spinneysFOOD Cumin Seeds
spinneysFOOD Sea Salt, to taste
spinneysFOOD Whole Black Peppercorns, freshly ground, to taste
500g spinneysFOOD Spiralised Carrots, or carrots peeled into ribbons
50g spinneysFOOD Fresh Coriander, chopped
50g spinneysFOOD Fresh Mint, chopped
spinneysFOOD Mediterranean Extra Virgin Olive Oil, for drizzling

For the dressing

250ml plain yoghurt
1 tsp ginger, freshly grated
50g spinneysFOOD Fresh Mint, chopped


  • 1

    Heat a non-stick frying pan over a high heat and add the lamb mince to the dry pan.

  • 2

    Sauté until crispy and dark brown – approximately 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Add the garam masala, sesame seeds and cumin seeds and season well. Toast for 2-3 minutes, then remove from the pan and set aside.

  • 4

    Place the carrot ribbons in a bowl and add the fresh herbs. Drizzle with the olive oil and season well.

  • 5

    Make the dressing by combining all the ingredients.

  • 6

    Serve the carrot salad topped with the crispy mince and the mint yoghurt dressing.


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