Carrot has got multi level benefits for our body .Generally when carrots starts going out of season people generally store it in the form of achaar.Here is a simple carrot achaar which is liked by almost every one.
1/2 kilogram gajar (carrot)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp saunf (fennel) powder
2 tbsp salt
1/2 tbsp rai (small mustard seeds) – grounded
150ml mustard oil
1.Wash carrots thoroughly and peel them Cut them in 1 1/2 inch pieces and then divide these pieces lengthwise.Dry them under sunlight for a day or 3-4 hours.
2. Take a pan and heat mustard oil till smoke starts coming out from it.Add hing powder into it and allow it to cool for 1 minute and then add red chilly powder,turmeric powder and salt into it.(Note use salt according to your taste though gajar achaar needs lot of salt as gajar has a tendency to soak it)
3.Now grind rie(small mustard seeds) and saunf(fennel)powder and add it into the carrot.Mix it well.
Put it under sunlight for 2 days in summer and for a week in winters and serve with parathas and curd..