Aloo Gajar

An easy one pot recipe for Aloo Gajar. You’ll need potatoes, carrots, onions, tomatoes and some spices. 

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 Mins, Cooking – 25, Total – 35 Mins.

Servings: 2-3


  1. Carrot – 1.5 cup (peeled and chopped)
  2. Potato – 2 medium-large (peeled and chopped)
  3. Peas – 1/2 cup (optional)
  4. Onion – 1 small (finely chopped)
  5. Tomato – 1 medium (finely chopped)
  6. Ginger – 1/2 inch (crushed)
  7. Garlic – 2 cloves (crushed)
  8. Green Chilli – 2 (finely chopped)
  9. Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  10. Kasuri Methi – 1 tsp
  11. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  12. Red Chilli Powder – 1/4 tsp
  13. Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  14. Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  15. Coriander Leaves for garnishing
  16. Mustard Oil – 2 tbsp (you can use any other oil as well)
  17. Water – 1/4 cup
  18. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to Make Aloo Gajar:

  1. Heat mustard oil in a pressure cooker, let it smoke for a min then turn the flame to low and add a pinch of salt, it helps in removing the mustard oil aroma
  2. Add fenugreek seeds and let it splutter
  3. Add onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Saute till onions are translucent
  4. Add tomatoes, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and kasuri methi. Cook until oil starts to separate
  5. Add carrots, potatoes, peas, water and salt. Mix and close the lid, cook for 4 whistles on medium-high flame
  6. Turn off the flame and once the pressure settles down open the lid, add garam masala powder and coriander leaves. Mix well, your Aloo Gajar is ready.


  1. I shared this recipe on my FB and one of my friends cooked this and this is what they said: The carrot and potato Indian dish was lovely, Carol.We cook a lot of Indian and so we had all the ingredients. It was very tasty and we like food without meat a couple of times a week.
    A big thumbs up.

    Liked by 1 person

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