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Carrot Salad - Shlada Disjada

Serves 4 to 6.

Place carrots, garlic and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a saucepan, then cover with water and bring to boil. Cover then cook over medium heat for 10 minutes and drain.

In a frying pan, heat oil, then stir-fry carrots over medium heat for 10 minutes or until the carrots are cooked.

In a salad bowl, mix the remaining ingredients, including the remainder of the salt. Stir in carrots then serve hot or cold.

HABEEB SALLOUM, author of our "Recipe of the Day" series, is a Canadian freelance writer and author specializing in food, history and travel. Besides 6 books and 18 chapters in various publications, he has written hundreds of articles about culture, food, travel, history and homesteading in western Canada. His writing has appeared in such publications as the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, the Western Producer, Vegetarian Journal and Saveur.