How to make Gajar Ki Kanji -

Ruby red and delicious drink with a dominant mustard flavour - ideal for the cold winter days.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Beetroot (चुकन्दर )

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Beverages

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Gajar Ki Kanji

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Gajar Ki Kanji Recipe

  • Carrots 4 medium

  • Beetroot 1 medium

  • Indian gooseberry (amla) 4

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Split mustard seeds (rai ki dal) 2 tablespoons

  • Salt 2 1/2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Chop carrot into thin long slices. Similarly cut beetroot. Roughly chop amlas and coarsely grind them.

Step 2

Fill an earthen pot with 4 liters of Bisleri water. Add amla, carrots and beetroot.

Step 3

Add black salt and red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add rai ki dal and mix well. Add Tata salt Lite and mix well. Cover the earthen pot with a damp muslin cloth and set aside for 4 to 5 days.

Step 5

Transfer into glasses and serve.

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