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Also Known As : Gajar
Technical Name : Daucus carota subsp. sativus


Taste Profile

It is sweet and juicy.

Common names and forms

  1. Carrot jullians
  2. Carrot paste
  3. Carrot Puree
  4. Carrots chopped
  5. Chopped carrot
  6. Diced carrot
  7. Fresh Carrots
  8. Grated Carrot
  9. Organic Carrot
  10. Red carrot
  11. Sliced Carrots


Well known for their sweet taste and their role in promoting good vision, carrots are basically orange or red in colour, and are available worldwide.

Health benefits

  • Carrot is rich in antioxidants which help to prevent cancer in human body.(1)
  • It contains beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which are essential for good eye health.(1)
  • It contains good amounts of fiber which helps in better digestion.(1)
  • It can lower the risk of developing diabetes.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for firm carrots with bright orange or red colour and smooth skin. Avoid carrots which are limp or black at the top as they're not fresh. Choose medium sized ones which taper at the ends.


Carrot may cause an allergic reaction in people who are allergic to birch, mugwort, celery, and related plants.(2) 

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