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Aloo gajar recipe with step by step photos – delicious dry sabzi or veggie preparation with potatoes and carrots.

With fresh red Delhi carrots and new potatoes in the winter season, thought of sharing one simple sabzi that I make at home. The recipe is a no onion no garlic version.

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This is a standard recipe i follow to make Gajar matar or Aloo gajar matar. for a quicker cooking, I usually use a pressure cooker and thats the method, I have shown in the stepwise pics. But you can even cook in a pan or wok/kadai. You can also use baby potatoes to make this sabji.

Being a dry sabzi and one which is not spicy, This aloo gajar recipe goes very well as tiffin box lunch with some soft chapatis or parathas. You can also pair this aloo gajar sabzi with a combo of dal-rice. This can also be served with bread. In fact you can even make toast sandwiches with the sabzi as a stuffing.

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Aloo Gajar

5 from 1 vote
Simple homely dry sabzi or veggie preparation with potatoes and carrots
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Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:8 mins
Total Time:13 mins
Course:side dish
Cuisine:north indian,punjabi
Servings (change the number to scale):3 to 4
(1 CUP = 250 ML)

Ingredients 

  • 200 to 225 grams carrots or 2 medium to long red carrots or delhi carrots or 1.5 cups chopped carrots
  • 200 to 225 grams potatoes or 3 to 4 medium potatoes or 1.5 cups chopped potatoes
  • 1.5 tablespoon oil (can use sunflower oil, peanut oil or mustard oil)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 or 2 green chilies, slit or chopped
  • ½ inch ginger - chopped
  • cup water
  • ½ teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder)
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • salt as required
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (cilantro leaves)

Instructions

  • Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in the pressure cooker. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds. Saute till the cumin seeds splutter.
  • Then add 1 or 2 green chilies, slit or chopped and 1/2 inch ginger, chopped. Stir and saute till the raw aroma of chopped ginger goes away.
  • Then add 1.5 cups chopped carrots and 1.5 cups chopped potatoes.
  • Add 1/3 cup water.
  • Season with salt. Stir well and pressure cook for 1 whistle or 6 to 7 minutes on a medium to high flame.
  • When the pressure settles down on its own, remove the lid. There will be some stock/water in the sabzi.
  • Keep the cooker on the stove top and on a low to medium flame, simmer till all the water dries up.
  • Lastly add 1/2 tsp dry mango powder and 1/4 tsp garam masala powder. Mix well.
  • Then add 2 to 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves. Mix again.
  • Serve aloo gajar sabzi hot or warm with some soft phulkas.

Nutrition Info (approximate values)

Nutrition Facts
Aloo Gajar
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Sodium 880mg38%
Potassium 500mg14%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 11155IU223%
Vitamin C 13.4mg16%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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How to make aloo gajar sabzi

1. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil (can use sunflower oil, peanut oil or mustard oil) in the pressure cooker. add 1 tsp cumin seeds. Saute till the cumin seeds splutter.

making aloo gajar recipe

2. Then add 1 or 2 green chilies (slit or chopped) and ½ inch ginger (chopped). Stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger goes away.

making aloo gajar recipe

3. Then add 1.5 cups chopped carrots and 1.5 cups chopped potatoes.

making aloo gajar recipe

4. Add ⅓ cup water.

making aloo gajar recipe

5. Season with salt. stir well and pressure cook for 1 whistle or 6 to 7 minutes on a medium to high flame.

making aloo gajar recipe

6. When the pressure settles down on its own, remove the lid. There will be some stock/water in the sabzi.

making aloo gajar recipe

7. Keep the cooker on the stove top and on a low to medium flame, simmer till all the water dries up.

making aloo gajar recipe

8. Lastly add ½ tsp dry mango powder (amchur powder) and ¼ to ½ tsp garam masala powder.

making aloo gajar recipe

9. Mix well.

making aloo gajar recipe

10. Then add 2 to 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves. Mix again.

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11. Serve aloo gajar sabzi hot or warm with some soft phulkas.

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Dassana Amitnamaste and welcome to vegrecipesofindia.com which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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6 comments/reviews

  1. Made this over the weekend…absolutely yummy…family finished all of it so fast?

    • glad your family liked the aloo gajjar recipe 🙂 thankyou for trying them.

  2. Lovely recipes

    • thankyou pooja 🙂

      • Came out really well. Good sabji for an urgent morning. Thanks for the recipe.
        Is there a way for me to request for new recipes? I would like to request for ven pongal recipe.

        • thankyou shrima glad you liked them 🙂 yes you could request new recipes have taken your request for ven pongal recipe on our file.