Gajar ki sabji

Gajar ki sabji

Stir-fried carrot salad using coconut.

This gajar ki subzi is served as a side dish during main course meals.



  • 3 cups carrots, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 1/2 cup coconut, fresh grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch Asafetida
  • 1/3 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon split Bengal gram / chana daal
  • 1 teaspoon split urad daal
  • 1 sprig, curry leaves
  • 1 pinch of sugar


  1. Heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, urad dal and chana dal. Roast till urad dal is slightly brown.
  2. Add and fry curry leaves and dry red chilli.
  3. Add carrot and stir fry. Add asafoetida, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Mix well.
  4. Add little water for moisture. Cover and cook till carrot are little tender.
  5. Adjust taste with salt and sugar. Add grated coconut. Mix well.
  6. Stir fry for a minute more.
  7. Serve Gajar ki sabji hot with roti or paratha.

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