Kaale Gaajar ki Kaanji

Kaale Gaajar ki Kaanji

A fermented springtime drink made from purple carrots.

Saee Koranne-Khandekar


  1. 7 carrots Purple (or 405 red and 2 beets)
  2. 2 Tablespoons yellow mustard Ground
  3. 1.5 Teaspoons mirch paprika Kashmiri powder or
  4. 1 Tablespoon Salt Pink (or as per taste)
  5. 2.5 Litres Water


4000 mins
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    Mix everything and place in a glazed clay pot or similar vessel.

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    Seal the mouth of the vessel with clean muslin or cheesecloth and secure with string.

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    Leave to rest in a sunny spot for 4-5 days, stirring occasionally.

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    To serve, ladle a little of the purple liquid into a glass and plonk a few pieces of pickled carrot. Enjoy at room temperature or cold on a warm summer day.

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