carrot radish salad or gajar mooli koshimbir is a light salad. It makes an great side dish for grilled meats and rice

Carrot Radish Salad ~ Gajar Mooli Koshimbir

Carrot radish salad is Maharashtrian koshimbir. It is a quick, easy and light salad

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Maharastrian
Keyword Carrot Radish Salad, Light Salad, Quick & Easy Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 Carrots grated or 1 ⅔ cup grated Carrots
  • 5 medium sized Red Radish grated or 1 cup grated Red Radish
  • ½ cup chopped Red Onion
  • 3 small Green Chilies seeded and chopped
  • 3 tbsp Roasted Peanuts coarsely crushed
  • 1 tbsp Lime Juice or to taste
  • ¾ tsp Salt adjust to taste
  • ½ tsp Roasted Cumin Powder


  • 1 - 2 tsp Oil
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric


  1. Lightly peel carrot and radish, and grate. Food processor works best here.
  2. Finely chop onion.
  3. Seed green chilies and finely chop, alternatively corsely mince.
  4. Roast peanuts on stovetop or microwave for 1 ½ - 2 minutes, turning every 30 seconds. Once cool, pulse a few times to get a coarse powder.
  5. Take all the ingredients except tempering ingredients  in a bowl and toss. Taste and adjust the seasoning.

  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  7. If doing a tempering, heat oil in a pan, add cumin, asafetida and turmeric. Pour this over salad and gently mix.
  8. Serve salad as a side dish for grilled meats or with rice.

Recipe Notes