How to make Gajar Ki Kanji -

A delicious fermented drink of carrots.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

Gajar Ki Kanji

Gajar Ki Kanji 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 : 2-3days

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Gajar Ki Kanji Recipe

  • Carrots 4 large

  • Beetroot 1 medium

  • Salt 3 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder coarse 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Mustard powder coarse 4 tablespoons


Step 1

Scrub carrots and beetroot and wash under running water. Peel and cut into batons.

Step 2

Take carrot and beetroot batons in a bowl. Add salt, coarse red chilli powder, coarse mustard powder and mix. Add eighteen cups of water and stir.

Step 3

Cover the bowl with a muslin cloth and tie it round the rim. Let it stand in the sun for three to four days.

Step 4

When ready chill in the refrigerator and serve chilled.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.