Shave 1 pound carrots into ribbons with a vegetable peeler; put in a bowl. Puree 1/2 cup roasted salted cashews in a blender with 1 tablespoon each vegetable oil and chopped jalapeno, 3 tablespoons lime juice and 1/4 cup water until almost smooth. Toss with the carrots; add 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro and season with salt. Top with chopped cashews.
Photograph by Christopher Testani