Rajasthan Travel Guide

Gatte Ki Sabji

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Gatte ki sabji is one of the traditional curries of Rajasthan. It is a gram flour dumplings, called 'Gattas' submerged into the gravy of a yogurt curry. It is easy to cook and it tastes better if cooked in pure ghee.

Ingredients For Gatte ki Sabzi

For Gatta-

Besan 2 cups
Yogurt 1/2 cup
Ajwain seeds 1 tsp
Kasoori methi 1/2 tsp
Salt According to Taste
Baking Soda 1 pinch
Oil 2 tsp
Turmeric 1 Pinch

For Gravy-

Finely chopped Onion 1
Finely chopped Tomato 1
Ginger-garlic paste 1 tbsp
Well beaten Yogurt 1 tbsp
Cashew nut paste 1/2 cup
Chopped green chillies 2-3
Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Coriander-Cumin powder 1/4 tsp
Garam-Masala powder 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Ghee 2 tbsp
Salt According to taste
Chopped Coriander leaves Some amount

How To Make Gatte ki Sabzi

  • Add salt and baking powder to besan, mix well and sieve besan through a fine sieve.
  • Add oil, turmeric powder, ajwain seeds, kasoori methi and yoghurt to besan and make a stiff dough. { If the dough is too sticky, add a little more oil. }
  • Tip: Add yogurt 1 tbsp at time while making dough.
  • Divide dough into 5-6 equal parts and make cylindrical thin rolls out of this dough.Add these rolls into boiling water and boil them on high heat for 12-15 minutes till the rolls become light and start floating. Reserve the water for further use in gravy.
  • Now cut these rolls into pieces. These are called “Gattas”.
  • Heat Ghee in a saucepan and add cumin seeds and asafoetida. Let it sputter and then add chopped onion to it and saute till brown.
  • Add the Ginger-Garlic paste and chopped green chilies and saute for 1-2 of minutes. Then add all the dry powders with 1 tsp of reserved water.
  • Add tomatoes and cook this mixture on low heat for 5-7 minutes till they are mushed up and the mixture starts leaving the oil/ghee. Add salt and yoghurt. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Add Cashew nut paste and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add garam-masala powder.Add the reserved water and the “Gattas” and bring to a nice boil. Cook it over low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped coriander.

Gatte ki Sabzi is ready to serve hot.

Gatte Ki Sabji

Gatte Ki Sabji

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