Spiced Carrot Dip

spiced carrot dip

Spiced Carrot Dip

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This is a delicious dip that we serve at all of our parties. Serve it with tortilla chips and pitas.
Servings: 4
Calories: 54


  • 1 onion
  • 3 carrots
  • grated rind and juice of 2 oranges
  • 1 tbsp hot curry paste
  • 1/4 pint low-fat natural yogurt
  • 1 handful of fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice to taste
  • red Tabasco to taste
  • salt and ground black pepper


  • Using a sharp vegetable knife, finely chop the onion. Peel and grate the carrots. Place the onion, carrots, orange rind and juice and hot curry paste in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to the boil, cover with a lid and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until tender.
  • Process the mixture in a blender or food processor until smooth. Leave to cool completely.
  • Stir in the yogurt, then tear the basil leaves into small pieces and stir them into the carrot mixture.
  • Add lemon juice, Tabasco, salt and pepper to taste and serve.
Calories: 54 kcal
Carbohydrates: 10 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 1g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 2 mg
Sodium: 53 mg
Potassium: 261 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 8251 IU
Vitamin C: 7 mg
Calcium: 81 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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