Gajarachi Pachadi

Lightly tempered carrot and dal salad. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Carrots, Split Green Gram Skinless
Cuisine Kerala
Course Raitas
Prep Time 51-60 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gajarachi Pachadi

  • 2 medium Carrots
  • 2 tablespoons Split Green Gram Skinless
  • 2-3 Green chillies
  • 1/4 medium bunch Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut scraped
  • For tempering
  • 2 teaspoons Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder


  1. Pick moong dal, wash two to three times with plenty of water and soak in
  2. water for an hour.
  3. Drain.
  4. Peel carrots, wash and grate them.
  5. Remove stems, wash green chillies and chop finely.
  6. Clean coriander leaves, wash well and then chop.
  7. Combine grated carrot, soaked moong dal, chopped green chillies, red chilli powder and salt together.
  8. Blend the above mixture, add lemon juice and check the seasoning.
  9. For tempering heat ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds.
  10. When they crackle add asafoetida, turmeric powder and stir.
  11. Take off the heat, add to prepared carrot mixture.
  12. Mix it well.
  13. Serve garnished with chopped coriander leaves and scraped coconut.

Nutrition Info

Calories 359
Carbohydrates 41.6
Protein 8.9
Fat 17.3
Other Fiber Fiber- 16.7gm