One way to process carrots is to dry them. When dried at the right temperature, all the minerals and vitamins remain in the carrot.
Dried carrots can be stored for many years under the right storage conditions. They should be stored in an airtight container and in a dark and dry place.
Carrots can also be dried at home, but the drying process takes 6-10 hours. Drying at home has one important tip to follow. Before the carrot slices are dried in the oven, they should first be blanched or boiled or steamed for about 2 minutes. This action is necessary to maintain the bright color of the carrot.
Before you want to use dried carrots for cooking, put them in water for 15-30 minutes, then they will return to their original shape.
Dried carrots can be used, for example, in soups, stews and pasta dishes, or simply eaten as a snack.
In addition, you can make flour from dried carrots and use it in cakes, smoothies, puree soups, pancakes, etc. By eating honey mixed with carrot flour, it helps well against upper respiratory diseases.