Kale Gajar Ki Kanji Recipe - A North Indian beverage with the goodness of black carrots, mildly spiced and sweetened with jaggery.

This recipe is from the book Low Calorie Vegetarian Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : Black carrots (kale gajar) , Mustard seeds coarsely powdered

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Beverages

Kale Gajar Ki Kanji

Kale Gajar Ki Kanji Recipe - How to make Kale Gajar Ki Kanji


Prep Time : 3-Above

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Black carrots (kale gajar) 4 large

  • Mustard seeds coarsely powdered 4 tablespoons

  • Salt 3 tablespoons

  • Coarse red chilli powder 1 1/2 tablespoons


Step 1

Scrub carrots and wash under running water. Peel and cut carrots into batons. Take eighteen cups of water in a large jar or a clay pot (matka), which will be able to hold four litres of water.

Step 2

Add carrots, mustard powder, salt and red chilli powder and mix. Cover the pot with a muslin cloth and tie it up around the rim.

Step 3

Let it stand in sun for three to four days. When it gets ready keep it in the fridge to chill. Pour into tall glasses with some pieces of carrot. Serve chilled.

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