How to make Taazi Haldi aur Gajar ki Sabzi -

A unique dish made with fresh turmeric and carrot which is luscious and easy to make

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fresh turmeric (taazi haldi), Carrot (गाजर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Taazi Haldi aur Gajar ki Sabzi

Taazi Haldi aur Gajar ki Sabzi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Taazi Haldi aur Gajar ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Fresh turmeric (taazi haldi) , chopped 1 1/2 cups

  • Carrot , chopped 1 medium

  • Ghee 2-3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic-green chillies , crushed 2 tablespoons

  • Onion , chopped 1 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves , chopped 5-6 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick kadai, add cumin seeds and saute till they change colour. Add asafoetida and crushed ginger-garlic-green chillies, mix and saute for 1-2 minutes.

Step 2

Add onion, mix and saute till translucent.

Step 3

Add fresh turmeric and carrot, mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add salt, mix, cover and cook on medium heat for 6-8 minutes.

Step 5

Add yogurt, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, a little salt and 3 tbsps coriander leaves and mix well. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes or till ghee surfaces.

Step 6

Add remaining coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 7

Transfer the sabzi into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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