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Carrot Ribbon Salad with Sesame Dressing

Author From archanaskitchen.com


  • 2 Carrots 
  • 1 Red onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, finely minced (or chives)
  • 1/2 inch Ginger, finely grated
  • 2 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 2 tablespoon Groundnut oil
  • 2 tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder , crushed
  • 1 Fresh Red Chilli, finely sliced
  • 2 teaspoon Fresh orange juice, or lemon juice
  • Salt , to taste
  • 3 sprig Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • 2 sprig Mint Leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds, lightly toasted


  1. Trim the ends of the carrots. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the outer skin and discard it.

  2. Keep peeling around the carrots, so that you get thin, long strips or ribbons.

  3. In a small bowl or a glass bottle, whisk together the oils, vinegar, honey, black pepper, lime juice, garlic, ginger, salt and red chilli. Make sure that everything is mixed properly.

  4. In a bowl, toss together the carrot ribbons, sliced onion, coriander, mint and the above mixture.

  5. Keep aside for 5 minutes and then garnish it with the sesame seeds.