How to make Achari Shalgam Aur Gajar Ka Shaag -

Turnips and carrots cooked in pickle spices and lot of chillies

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Turnips (शलजम), Carrots (गाजर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Achari Shalgam Aur Gajar Ka Shaag

Achari Shalgam Aur Gajar Ka Shaag 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Achari Shalgam Aur Gajar Ka Shaag Recipe

  • Turnips sliced 2

  • Carrots cut into batons 2

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Split mustard seeds (rai ki dal) 2 teaspoons

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh red chillies slit 6 Big

  • Green chillies slit 6 Big

  • Malt vinegar 4 teaspoons

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Heat mustard oil to smoking point. Then cool it slightly. Add asafoetida, split mustard seeds, onion seeds, fennel seeds and when they splutter add sliced turnip, carrot batons and salt. Stir well and add one-fourth cup of water.

Step 2

Cover and cook on high heat for five minutes. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, coriander powder, red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add the slit green chillies and red chillies and stir. Add half a cup of water, stir and cover.

Step 4

Cook for ten to twelve minutes on medium heat till the turnips and carrots have become tender. Add malt vinegar and grated jaggery and mix well. Take off the heat and serve.

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