Monday, April 18, 2011

Carrot and Zucchini Muffins

This is a healthy breakfast muffin which contains loads of veggies and very less amount of fat.
Ive adapted this recipe from King Arthur's flour blog.


All purpose flour - 2 cups

Baking powder - 2 tsp

Salt - 1/4 tsp

Vegetable oil - 1/4 cup

Sugar - 1 cup

Cardamom powder - 1tsp(or you can use cinnamon powder)

Eggs - 2

Grated Zucchini - 1 cup

Grated Carrot - 1 cup

Chopped walnuts - 1/2 cup(optional)


Preheat the oven to 370deg F.

Line the muffin pan with liners.

In a bowl,mix the sugar,oil and eggs and beat well.Add the grated vegetables and cardamom powder.Then add the chopped walnuts.

In another bowl,mix the flour,salt,baking powder.Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and fold till incorporated.

Divide the mixture into the muffin liners.Bake for 17 to 20 minutes.Insert a toothpick into the muffin and if it comes out clean,remove from the oven.

Let it cool for about 10 minutes.