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The Carrot is crisp, tasty and rich in nutrients which are a good source of beta-carotene, fiber, vitamin K, potassium and antioxidants. It is not only effective in enhancing vision but also have a significant effect on the gastrointestinal tract, so it is called “intestinal friend”. The carrot has a wonderful effect on cleansing the liver and can relieve skin disorders caused by liver problems.
Orange carrots get their bright color from beta carotene, an antioxidant that your body converts into vitamin A. The antioxidants in carrots protect the skin from sun damage. Carrots contain antiseptic and antibacterial properties that increase the efficiency of the immune system.
- Being a good source of beta carotene
- Having antioxidants
- Being vitamins and minerals
- Reducing risk of cancer
- Lowering blood cholesterol
- Helping to weight lost
- Improving eye health
- Reducing heart disease
- Slowing down digestion
- Promoting regular bowel movements
How to Produce
Step 1 : In a large enameled cast-iron casserole or heavy pot, combine the carrots, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and salt; mix well. Wrap the cinnamon sticks and cloves in a double layer of cheesecloth and tie into a bundle. Tuck the bundle into the carrots. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Step 2 : Add the nutmeg and water to the carrots and bring to a boil. Cook over moderately high heat, stirring occasionally, until the carrots are shiny and the liquid is syrupy. Discard the spice bundle. Let the carrot jam cool to room temperature, then refrigerate.