Glazed Carrots with Cardamom and Ginger Recipe

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Carmen Published: July 19, 2021 Modified: July 27, 2021
Glazed Carrots with Cardamom and Ginger Recipe

How To Make Glazed Carrots with Cardamom and Ginger

Ginger and cardamom lend some warm and spicy flavors to these glazed carrots. A mix of carrot and orange juices gives them more depth.

Preparation: 35 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 6tbspunsalted butter
  • ¼cupfresh ginger,thinly sliced
  • 1garlic clove
  • 4cardamom pods
  • 3lbscarrots
  • 2tbspsugar
  • ½cupcarrot juice,fresh
  • ½cuporange juice,fresh
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter. Add the ginger, garlic, and cardamom and cook over moderate heat until fragrant but not browned.

  2. Add the carrots and sugar and cook over moderately high heat, stirring occasionally, until the carrots are crisp-tender, for about 5 minutes. Add the carrot and orange juices and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Cover with parchment paper and a tight-fitting lid and cook for about 12 minutes until the carrots over low heat until tender. Uncover and cook over moderate heat until the carrots are glazed. This will be about 5 minutes longer.

  4. Discard the ginger and cardamom pods, transfer to a bowl, and serve.


  • Calories: 117.37kcal
  • Fat: 6.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.37g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.71g
  • Fiber: 3.45g
  • Sugar: 8.75g
  • Protein: 1.39g
  • Cholesterol: 15.26mg
  • Sodium: 338.40mg
  • Calcium: 45.82mg
  • Potassium: 430.07mg
  • Iron: 0.48mg
  • Vitamin A: 1090.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.89mg
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