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kali gajar ki kanji
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Gajar Ki Kanji

Gajar Ki Kanji- a tangy ,sour ,healthy and delicious winter special fermented carrot drink
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Beverages /drinks, Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: gajar ki kanji
Servings: 10 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 3 Carrots
  • 2 tbsp Beetroot sliced
  • 3/4 cup Turnip optional
  • 2.5 Tbsp Mustard seeds/ rai
  • 1.5 tbsp Red chili powder
  • 1.5 tsp Black Salt/ kala Namak
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric/ haldi
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/ Hing
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and peel carrots and slice into medium thick batons.
  • Boil water in a big pan and when it start to boil add the carrots and beetroot and switch off the flame and wait for 5 minutes(you can skip this step and directly use raw carrot and vegetables in kanji)
  • Take a glass jar and add 1.5 liter water and all the spices and mix well.
  • Now add the vegetables and keep the jar in a warm place.
  • When the water become sour its ready to use.(it may take 4-8 days to ferment )
  • You can serve the kanji as an appetizer or beverage . Carrots can be served with kanji or as a salad