Homemade Gajar Ka Achar, this one should be your go to recipe. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

Gajar Ka Achar
Recipe in English:

Ingredients:
-Methi dana (Fenugreek seeds) ½ tsp
-Raidana (Mustard seeds) yellow 1 & ½ tbs
-Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs
-Saunf (Fennel seeds) 2 & ½ tbs
-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) 1 tbs
-Gajar (Carrots) 300g
-Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tbs or to taste
-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tbs or to taste
-Tatri (Citric acid) 1/4 tsp
-Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) 1 & ½ tsp
-Hing (Asafoetida) powder 1/4 tsp
-Amchor powder (Dried mango powder) 1 tbs
-Kalonji (Nigella seeds) 1 & ½ tsp
-Sarson ka tel (Mustard oil) 1 & ½ Cup or as required

Directions:
-In frying pan,add fenugreek seeds,mustard seeds and dry roast until fragrant.
-Add cumin seeds,fennel seeds,coriander seeds and dry roast for a minute.
-Let it cool.
-In spice mixer,add roasted spices and grind coarsely & set aside.
-Peel & cut carrots into thick julienne.
-In a bowl,add carrots,salt,red chilli powder,citric acid,turmeric powder,asafoetida powder,dried mango powder,nigella seeds,ground spices and mix well.
-In dry & clean jar,carrot achar,cover tightly and shake well & keep it on counter for 2-3 days (warm place).
-In saucepan,add mustard oil and bring it to smoke point & let it cool.
-In carrot achar,add mustard oil and mix well (yields 630g).
-Cover tightly with a lid and keep in sunlight for 2 more days.

Recipe in Urdu:

Ajza:
-Methi dana (Fenugreek seeds) ½ tsp
-Raidana (Mustard seeds) yellow 1 & ½ tbs
-Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs
-Saunf (Fennel seeds) 2 & ½ tbs
-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) 1 tbs
-Gajar (Carrots) 300g
-Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tbs or to taste
-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tbs or to taste
-Tatri (Citric acid) 1/4 tsp
-Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) 1 & ½ tsp
-Hing (Asafoetida) powder 1/4 tsp
-Amchor powder (Dried mango powder) 1 tbs
-Kalonji (Nigella seeds) 1 & ½ tsp
-Sarson ka tel (Mustard oil) 1 & ½ Cup or as required

Directions:
-Frying pan mein methi dana aur raidana dal ker khushbu anay tak dry roast ker lein.
-Zeera,saunf aur sabut dhania dal ker ek minute kliya dry roast karein.
-Thanda ker lein.
-Spice mixer mein roasted spices dal ker coarsely grind ker lein & side per rakh dein.
-Gajar ko cheel ker thick julienne mein cut ker lein.
-Bowl mein gajar,namak,lal mirch powder,tatri,haldee powder,hing powder,amchor powder,kalonji aur ground spices dal ker ache tarhan mix ker lein.
-Dry & clean jar mein gajar ka achar dal ker lid laga ker ache tarhan shake ker lein aur 2-3 din kliya counter mein rakh dein (warm place).
-Saucepan mein sarson ka tel dal dein aur smoke anay tak garam ker lein & thanda ker lein.
-Gajar ka achar mein sarson ka tel dal ker ache tarhan mix ker lein (yields 630g).
-Lid laga ker dhak lein aur sunlight mein mazeed 2 din kliya rakh dein.