Friday, February 10, 2017

Gaajar Besan Kadhi (Carrot in Gram Flour and Yogurt Curry)

Gaajar Besan Kadhi
Gaajar Kadhi is a tasty twist to traditional pakoda kadhi staple in many Indian households. It is quick and easy to make and nutritious as well. Carrot provides the sweetness and yogurt the sourness and in all, both the flavors will leave your palate wanting more. Mainly served with rice, it is a great main dish for lunches.

Serves: 6
Prep Time: 7-8 mins.
Cooking time: 30 mins.


1 cup grated carrot
2 tablespoon gram flour
1 cup Yogurt
2 tablespoons oil
¼ teaspoon methi dana (fenugreek seeds)
¼ teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
¼ teaspoon fennel seeds
2 dried red chillies
½ teaspoon red chilli powder
a pinch of Asafoetida (hing)
Salt to taste
Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing


  1. Whisk the yogurt so that there are no lumps. Add the gram flour and whisk thoroughly until smooth.
  2. Add the turmeric powder, salt and three cups of water and mix well.
  3. Grate the carrots and keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in non stick pan/kadai, add in fenugreek seeds,mustard seeds, red chillies, fennel seeds. Once the spices splutter, add in hing.
  5. Add the grated carrot and saute the carrot for 2-3 mins.
  6. Stir in the yogurt mixture, bring to a boil and cook on low heat for about fifteen to twenty minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add in red chilli powder and simmer 1-2 mins.
  8. Garnish with finely chopped fresh green coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.


  • Stir in yogurt mixture at low flame.
  • Serve hot with rice/paratha/roti.

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