Carrot salad is a salad made with carrots. Recipes vary widely by regional cuisine. Shredded carrot is often used and raisins are a common ingredient. Shredded carrot salads are often used as a topping for other dishes.
Carrot raisin salad is a traditional dish in the Southern United States (List of foods of the Southern United States). Grated salad is mixed with raisins, mayonnaise, granulated sugar, salt and black pepper. 
The Koryo-saram, ethnic Koreans in the post-Soviet Union states, popularized spicy carrot salad, known throughout the Soviet Union as Korean-style carrots (Морковь по-корейски). It is said to have been unknown in South Korea until recently, but has gained an international following and is served in many cafeterias throughout the CIS where it is also sold in supermarkets,and featured regularly as a side dish on dinner tables and at holiday feasts set by many ethnicities of the former Soviet Union.
In India, carrot salads are often made with grated carrots are cooked with mustard seeds and green chillies in hot oil.
In Bulgarian cuisine a salad with carrots and cabbage is traditional.
In Russia, doner kebab often includes carrot salad as an accompaniment to the meat.
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