carrot raita recipe, how to make carrot raita | gajar raita recipe

4 from 2 votes
carrot raita recipe - easy raita made with grated carrots.
Jump to Recipe

carrot raita recipe with step by step photos – one more simple raita recipe made with carrots (gajar).

carrot raita recipe

sharing a family recipe of carrot raita made in our punjabi household. simple and easy to prepare raita with a interesting tempering of asafoetida or hing added at the end. this tempering with ghee perks up the flavor of carrot raita. however, its optional and you can skip it too.

its good to have raitas, curd and fruit juices during summers as they are cooling as well as nutritious. carrots are good source of Vitamin A and thus very good for eye sight. you can make variety of recipes with them like gajar ka halwa, carrot rice, carrot paratha etc.

like all raita recipes, this carrot raita also goes well with roti-sabzi or dal-rice combination. without much ado, lets proceed to the recipe.

if you are looking for more raita recipes then doc heck boondi raita, makhana raita, onion tomato raita, cucumber raita and lauki raita recipe.

gajar raita or carrot raita recipe below:

carrot raita recipe
4 from 2 votes
print

carrot raita recipe

carrot raita recipe - easy raita made with grated carrots.
course side dish
cuisine north indian, punjabi
prep time 15 minutes
total time 15 minutes
servings 2 to 3
author dassana

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 2 small to medium carrots (gajar) - peeled and grated
  • 1 green chili (hari mirch) - finely chopped
  • 1 cup fresh curd (dahi or yogurt)
  • ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • 1 pinch garam masala powder
  • black salt as required
  • coriander leaves for garnish (dhania patta) - optional

tempering: (optional)

  • ½ teaspoon ghee
  • 1 pinch asafoetida (hing)

how to make recipe

  1. rinse, peel and grate 2 small to medium carrots in a plate or bowl.
  2. in another bowl, take 1 cup fresh chilled curd/yogurt and whisk it till smooth.
  3. add the grated carrots (reserve a few for garnish) and chopped green chilies. green chilies are optional and you can skip it. you can also add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp red chili powder instead of green chilies.
  4. mix everything well.
  5. then add 1/2 tsp cumin powder, a pinch of garam masala powder & black salt as required. add rock salt or regular salt if you do not have black salt. mix again very well.
  6. in a fire proof spoon or in a small pan, take 1/2 tsp ghee. we will be tempering the raita. this step is optional and you can skip it.
  7. heat the ghee. then add a pinch of asafoetida. fry the asafoetida for a few seconds.
  8. then pour the tempering in the raita. mix well.
  9. serve the carrot raita immediately or chill it and then serve later. you can also garnish with some coriander leaves before serving.

step by step gajar raita or carrot raita recipe:

1. rinse, peel and grate 2 small to medium carrots in a plate or bowl.

grated carrots for carrot raita recipe

2. in another bowl, take 1 cup fresh chilled curd/yogurt and whisk it till smooth.

curd for carrot raita recipe

3. add the grated carrots (reserving a few for garnishing) and chopped green chilies. green chilies are optional and you can skip them. you can also add ¼ to ½ tsp red chili powder instead of green chilies.

making gajar raita recipe

4. mix everything well.

making gajar raita recipe

5. then add ½ tsp roasted cumin powder, a pinch of garam masala & black salt as required. add rock salt or regular salt if you do not have black salt. mix again very well.

spices for carrot raita recipe

6. in a fire proof spoon or in a small pan, take ½ tsp ghee. we will be tempering the raita. this step is optional and you can skip it.

ghee for carrot raita recipe

7. heat the ghee.

ghee for carrot raita recipe

8. then add a pinch of asafoetida (hing). fry the asafoetida for a few seconds.

hing for gajar raita recipe

9. then pour the tempering in the raita.

tempering for carrot raita recipe

10. mix well.

mix carrot raita, mix gajar raita

11. garnish with the reserved grated carrots & serve the carrot raita immediately or chill it and then serve later with dal-rice or roti-sabzi combo. you can also garnish the raita with some coriander leaves before serving.

carrot raita

dassana amit
Founder, Designer, Recipe Developer, Food Photographer ||

i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos that will help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food easily.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. having a home science degree surely enhanced my cooking & baking skills which i now share as fool proof recipes on the blog. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.


Related Recipes

Collections

6 thoughts on “carrot raita recipe, how to make carrot raita | gajar raita recipe

Leave a Comment or Review

Your email address will not be published. We moderate all the comments and it takes 24 to 48 hours for the comments to appear. We thank you for your understanding. If you have made the recipe, then you can give a star rating with or without commenting.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  1. One of my favorite raitas. The recipe looks easy to follow, and the pictures are helpful. I’m excited to try this at home!

    • surely try and let us know how it was Fran? thankyou so much.

  2. Can I grind the carrot

    • no. don’t grind the carrot.

  3. Nice receipe

    • thanks sangeeta