Gajar ki sabji

Stir-fried carrot salad using coconut.

This gajar ki subzi is served as a side dish during main course meals.



  • 3 cups carrots, chopped
  • 1 sprig, curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon split urad daal
  • 1 teaspoon split Bengal gram / chana daal
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/3 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut, fresh grated
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pinch of sugar


  1. Heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, urad dal and chana dal. Roast till urad dal is slightly brown.
  2. Add and fry curry leaves and dry red chilli.
  3. Add carrot and stir fry. Add asafoetida, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Mix well.
  4. Add little water for moisture. Cover and cook till carrot are little tender.
  5. Adjust taste with salt and sugar. Add grated coconut. Mix well.
  6. Stir fry for a minute more.
  7. Serve Gajar ki sabji hot with roti or paratha.

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