Maharashtrian Style Gajarachi Koshimbir Recipe -Carrot Salad
A delicious and quick salad, Maharashtrian Style Gajarachi Koshimbir Recipe is made from carrots tossed with freshly grated coconut and tempered with mustard seeds.
Maharashtrian Style Gajarachi Koshimbir Recipe is essentially a Carrot Salad made marathi style. An interesting recipe made from carrot that is tossed in freshly grated coconut and tempered with mustard seeds. The carrot salad is one of the most common side dishes served along with the meals.
Koshimbir is a generic term given to most of the maharashtrian style salad recipes which has grated coconut and tempered mustard seeds as the most common ingredients used but the main core ingredients may vary.
If you are looking for more carrot recipes here are some:
- 3 Carrots (Gajjar) , peeled and chopped into cubes
- 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
- 2 tablespoon Fresh coconut , grated
- Salt , to taste
- 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped To temper
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
- 1/2 teaspoon Oil , for tempering
How to make Maharashtrian Style Gajarachi Koshimbir Recipe -Carrot Salad
To begin making the Gajarachi Koshimbir Recipe, cut the carrot and keep them ready.
In a sauce pan combine the carrots along with 1/2 a cup of water and band boil them or 6-8 minutes. Turn off the flame. Drain the water and transfer the carrots in a bowl andset aside.
in a mixing bowl add the lemon juice, coconut, salt and mix it well.
For the tadka, heat a tadka pan with oil on medium flame, add the mustard seeds and allow it crackle, next add the asafoetida. Turn off the flame.
Add this tempered mustard seeds over the carrot and mix well. Check for salt and garnish it with coriander leaves and serve.