India is a country with unity in diversity, and the nation-state's rich culinary repertoire is testimony to that. Rajasthani cuisine is one precious jewel in India's food crown that makes the best of simple ingredients. Preparations in Rajasthan range from the widely popular Dal Bati Churma to the spicy Ker Sangri. There is something to cater to every taste and every food-lover in Rajasthani cuisine. Gatte ki Sabzi is one of the most interesting dishes from the cuisine, and we have curated a no-fuss recipe for you to try at home.
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This is the exclusive recipe for 'Gattu Saak' or Gatte ki Sabzi from Veranda restaurant (in Bandra, Mumbai), which is a well-known casual dining restaurant in the metropolis. Chef Monish Rohra is the culinary whiz behind this wonderful Gatte ki Sabzi recipe and he has shared it exclusively for you, dear readers!
Gatte Ki Sabzi or 'Gattu Saak' is a recipe which uses soft, crumbly Gatte as the main ingredient. Although readymade gatte are available in the market, they can also be made at home from scratch with a few simple ingredients. Simply take some besan or gram flour and then paired with spices such as crushed coriander seeds, hing or asafoetida, baking soda, saunf or fennel seeds, ajwain or carom seeds, red chilli powder and salt. Mix the dough and cut it into small cylindrical pieces before boiling it in water for 5-7 minutes.
Coming to the gravy of Gatte ki Sabzi, it is an easy and no-fuss preparation which uses whole spices such as red chilli for a spicy zing. One key feature of Rajasthani preparations is that they use curd as a base for quite a number of dishes such as Kadhi and Mangodi. Gatte ki Sabzi as well has a whisked curd base which gives it a creamy yet tangy taste which is unlike anything you would have to ever tried before. The luscious gravy dish is best enjoyed with an authentic Rajasthani Bajre ki Roti on the side.
So, what are you waiting for? Get cooking and try this wonderful Gatte ki Sabzirecipe today! We promise you'll be asking for a second helping very soon.
Here Is The Full Recipe Text Of Gatte Ki Sabzi aka Gattu Saak:
- 2 cups gatte
- 1 tbsp of garlic mince
- 2 dried whole red chilli
- 1 green chilli sliced
- 5-6 curry leaves
- 1 cup of whisked curd
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
- 1/4 tsp coriander powder
- Salt to taste
- 4 tbsp Oil
- Water as required
- Heat oil in a pan and add garlic mince, green chilli, dried whole red chilli, curry leaves and sauté till they turn slightly brown.
- Add a little bit of water and stir.
- Add the whisked yogurt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and mix well.
- Add the gate and cook for 5-8 mins and add salt to taste.
- Serve with naan or roti.