A root vegetable, usually orange in color although purple, red, white and yellow varieties exists. A common vegetable around the world and our climate in nuwara eliya has the ideal weather conditions for growing carrots.
Carrots can be eaten boiled, fried or steamed., and can be cooked in soups and stews too. In sri lanka there a number of people who enjoy a carrot juice in the morning for breakfast. Its said that consuming a a favorable amount of carrots helps to maintain a good color in your skin.