Gatte ki Sabzi – Rajasthani Recipe

by:

Festive FoodVegetarian

Gatte ki sabzi, an authentic dish from Rajasthani cuisine is a delicious curry prepared with gram flour as base ingredient. Gatte means steamed gram flour dumplings flavoured with dry spices,  cooked into a spicy and irresistible yoghurt based gravy. Rajasthani thali is incomplete without this delicious curry. Serve this dish with hot seamed rice or chapati.

Image : Gatte ki Sabzi

gatte ki sabji 1

Advertisement:

Important :

  • Preparation Time : 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 30 minutes
  • Total Time : 50 minutes
  • Serve For : 4

Ingredients :

To make Gatte –

  • Gram Flour or Besan (5 tbsp)
  • Clarified Butter or Ghee (2 tbsp)
  • Red Chilli Powder (1tsp)
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder (1tbsp)
  • Green Chilli (2) /chopped
  • Coriander Seeds (1/4 tsp) /crushed
  • Asafoetida or Hing (1/4 tsp)
  • Turmeric Powder(1/2 tsp)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Carom Seeds or Ajwain (1/4 tsp)
  • Water (as required to make a dough)
  • Water (2 cups) /to boil the gatte

To make Gravy –

  • Yogurt (4 tbsp)
  • Turmeric Powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Coriander Powder (1 tsp)
  • Clarified Butter or Ghee (2 tbsp)
  • Cumin Seeds (1/4 tsp)
  • Fenugreek Seeds (1/4 tsp)
  • Green Cardamom (2)
  • Cinnamon Stick (2″)
  • Whole Dry Red Chilli (2)
  • Onion (2 medium size) /finely chopped
  • Green Chilli (1) /chopped
  • Garlic (5-6 cloves) /crushed
  • Tomato (1 small size) /finely chopped

[ad#o]

Direction :

  1. To make the gattes, add gram flour, red chilli powder, kashmiri red chilli powder, ghee, green chilli, coriander seeds, hing, turmeric powder, salt, carom seeds and water into a bowl. Mix all the ingredients very well and gradually add water to knead smooth and stiff dough (like paratha dough).
  2. Now grease your palms with oil, divide the dough into 2-3 equal portions and roll each portion into 1/2 inch thick cylindrical shape.
  3. Boil 2 cups of water into a pan and add the cylindrical rolls in it. Boil for at least 10 minutes.
  4. When the gatte become hard and cooked enough, cut them into 1/2 inch long pieces with spoon or knife. Switch off the flame and keep the gattes aside along with the remaining water.
  5. To make the gravy, add ghee into a kadai. Then add fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, whole garam masala and whole red chilli into the ghee and wait for them to splutter.
  6. Meanwhile, in a bowl, add yogurt, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix them well and keep aside.
  7. Now in the ghee add chopped onion, crushed garlic and fry them until the raw smell of garlic has gone and the onion has become golden brown.
  8. Then add chopped tomatoes into the kadai and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  9. Its time to add the yogurt and spices mixture into the kadai and cook well for at least 10 minutes. You can also add little water to make the gravy.
  10. When all the spices are cooked well and the gravy starts to boil, reduce flame to low and add the gattes along with water.
  11. Cook until the gravy becomes medium thick for approx. 5-7 minutes. Stir gently in between to prevent sticking. If required, add more water to make watery gravy and cook again for 3-4 minutes after adding the water.
  12. Switch off the flame. Your delicious gatte ki sabzi is ready to serve.

[ad#c]

Images : 

Add all the ingredients into a bowl

gatte ki sabji 3

Make a dough

gatte ki sabji 4

Divide into two portions

gatte ki sabji 5

Make 1/2-inch thick cylindrical shape

gatte ki sabji 6

Boil them

gatte ki sabji 7

While cooked cut them into 1/2 inch pieces

gatte ki sabji 10

Add spices into yogurt

gatte ki sabji 8

Mix well

gatte ki sabji 9

Add ghee into kadai

gatte ki sabji 11

Add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, whole red chilli, whole garam masala

gatte ki sabji 12

Add chopped onion

gatte ki sabji 13

Add crushed garlic

gatte ki sabji 14

Add chopped tomatoes

gatte ki sabji 15

Add yogurt mixture

gatte ki sabji 16

Cook well

gatte ki sabji 17

Add cooked gattes

gatte ki sabji 18

Ready

gatte ki sabji 19

Tips : 

  • The dough may become little sticky while kneading.
  • Serve with steamed rice, roti, or paratha.

To get more recipes via Email , Subscribe to our Newsletter . Also follow us on Facebook .

Advertisement:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *