Gajar ka bharta

Gajar ka bharta

Bharta is generally associated with brinjals. This recipe is variant with smashed carrots cooked with spices.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams carrots, washed and peeled
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon jeera / cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch asafoetida / hing
  • salt, as per taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 onion, chopped
  • 4 tomatoes, medium sized chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

Instructions

  1. Boil carrots in water. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Grind carrots along with tomato coarsely.
  3. Heat ghee, splutter cumin seeds. Roast onion till light brown. Add carrot paste and roast for a while.
  4. Add spices and adjust taste with salt.
  5. Continue heating till oil separates.
  6. Garnish with butter and coriander leaves.
  7. Serve gajar ka halwa hot with roti.

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