Punjabi Gajar ka Achar

Punjabi Gajar ka Achar

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Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe | instant gajar ka achar | instant carrot pickle | with 18 amazing images.

Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe is actually an instant gajar ka achar which is a North Indian carrot pickle. Looking for an economical achar to make, Punjabi gajar ka achar is the answer.

Here we have got you a delicious and a very simple Punjabi gajar ka achar that is popular in North India. Pickles and achar are essential part of Indian meals. instant gajar ka achar have strength to enhance your simplest meals and make them flavourful.

This yummy instant carrot pickle needs just a few minutes of your time. While people tend to think and assume of pickle making process as a long and tiring one, we offer a tasty and easy carrot pickle which can be prepared and relished in a jiffy.

Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe is super quick and easy to make. Even an amateur cook cannot go wrong with this recipe. All you need to do is combine carrot, kalonji, split fenugreek seed and mustard seed, asafoetida, chili powder, turmeric powder and salt. Further, heat some mustard oil and pour over the carrot mixture. Mix well and your carrot pickle is ready to be relished! Make sure you use Indian or red carrot to prepare this pickle!

To make the perfect instant gajar ka achar firstly buy the perfect carrot. Use carrots, which are fresh, firm and without blemish. Wash them thoroughly and wipe them with a clean cloth before use. Traces of water will make the pickle rancid. With a beautiful bright red colour, this pickle goes very well will rotis or parathas. It is best eaten the day it is made. But it must be kept in the refrigerator to make it last for 4 days.

Punjabi gajar ka achar goes very well with plain paratha as you get the perfect taste of the achar.

Enjoy Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe | instant gajar ka achar | instant carrot pickle | with detailed step by step recipe photos and video below.

Punjabi Gajar ka Achar recipe - How to make Punjabi Gajar ka Achar

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
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    For punjabi gajar ka achar
  1. To make punjabi gajar ka achar, combine all the ingredients, except the oil, in a bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the mustard oil in a small pan, add it to the carrot mixture and mix well.
  3. Serve the punjabi gajar ka achar immediately or keep refrigerated till use.

Handy tips:

    Handy tips:
  1. This punjabi gajar ka achar stays fresh for 3 to 4 days.
  2. Indian or red carrots are ideal to use for this pickle.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy17 cal
Protein0.1 g
Carbohydrates0.7 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium196 mg
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Steps to make the Punjabi gajar ka achar

  1. For Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe | instant gajar ka achar | instant carrot pickle | firstly buy the perfect carrot. Carrot should be firm, smooth, relatively straight and bright in color. Avoid carrots that are excessively cracked or bruised.
  2. Wash the carrot very well with clean water to make it free of dirt if any. Wash it under running water to prevent any sort of contamination.
  3. Wipe it with a clean kitchen towel.
  4. Peel the carrot with a peeler. Peel it very well so that no fibrous part remain.
  5. Using a sharp knife slice the carrots.
  6. Transfer the carrot to a bowl.
  7. Add the nigella seeds. Also known as kalonji. Mostly used in north indian subzis, gives a very nice flavour.
  8. Add the fenugreek seeds. Also known as methi na kuria. Generally used in pickles.
  9. Add the mustard seeds.Also known as rai na kuria , mainly used for pickles.
  10. Add the asafoetida. This spice is used as a digestive aid in the pickles.
  11. Add the chilli powder. Increases the spice level in the pickle, this can be adjusted according to taste.
  12. Add the turmeric powder.
  13. Add the salt according to taste.
  14. Mix well.
  15. Heat the mustard oil in a small pan till smoking point.  Oil needs to heated till smoky point to remove the bitter taste of the oil.
  16. Add the oil to the carrot mixture.
  17. Mix Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe | instant gajar ka achar | instant carrot pickle |  well.
  18. Serve Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe | instant gajar ka achar | instant carrot pickle | immediately or keep refrigerated till use.

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