Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. In a medium bowl combine cumin, turmeric, salt, cardamom, and cayenne pepper. Transfer 3/4 teaspoon of the mixture to another medium bowl. Add shrimp to one bowl and carrots to the second bowl with seasoning. Toss each to coat.
Place a steamer basket in a saucepan. Add water to just below the bottom of the basket. Bring water to boiling. Add carrots to steamer basket. Cover and reduce heat. Steam for 3 minutes. Add shrimp. Cover and steam for 3 to 5 minutes more or until shrimp are opaque and carrots are tender.
Transfer shrimp and carrots to a serving platter. Sprinkle with green onion. In a small bowl combine lime juice and honey. Drizzle over shrimp and carrots. Sprinkle with lime peel.