How to make Gajar Tamatar Ki Subzi -

Carrot and tomatoes cooked in aromatic spices

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Gajar Tamatar Ki Subzi

Gajar Tamatar Ki Subzi Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Gajar Tamatar Ki Subzi Recipe

  • Carrots 1/2 inch cubes 3 large

  • Tomatoes quartered 2 medium

  • Green peas shelled 1 cup

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 5-6

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Dry roast and grind fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds and coriander seeds to a coarse powder. Heat ghee in a kadai. Add curry leaves and cumin seeds. When the seeds change colour add asafoetida and tomatoes and sauté on medium heat for half a minute.

Step 2

Add ground masala powder and continue to sauté for a minute. Add green peas, carrots and salt along with half a cup of water. Cover and cook till vegetables are almost done.

Step 3

Add red chilli powder and garam masala powder and cook for another four to five minutes or till vegetables are done. Add lemon juice, stir and serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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