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Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe

Gatte Ki Sabzi
How to make Gatte Ki Sabzi

About Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe: A delightful dish from Rajasthani cuisine, Gatte are basically cooked gram flour dumplings which are added to the spicy curd gravy. This mouthwatering delight is full of spices and flavors that you just can’t resist. Here's the recipe of the sensational 'Rajasthani Gatte ki Sabzi' made with besan dipped in a spicy gravy.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Gatte Ki Sabzi

  • For the Gattas:
  • 1 cup Besan, small
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 Ginger , finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 tbsp Baking soda
  • 1 cup Curd (whisked), large
  • Oil
  • For the base:
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 5 Guntur chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 8-10 Cloves
  • 1 piece Cassia
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 3/4 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt
  • 1 Green chilli (slit)
  • A few coriander leaves, finely chopped

How to Make Gatte Ki Sabzi

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To prepare the gattas: Dry roast the zeera and then grind it in a mortar and pestle.

In a bowl, mix the besan, spices and zeera together to make the mixture for the gattas.
To this, add ginger and mint leaves.
Add about 1 and 1/2 tbsp of curd into the besan mixture along with the soda.
Start to knead it like a dough. Add more curd if its too dry. Be careful not to add too much.
Add a couple of drops of oil to make it easier to handle.
Once you get the dough to a good consistency where it can be easily handled, you can now just divide it and roll them out into long thin strips.
Now boil these rounded strips in some water in a pan.
They will be very delicate so handle them with extreme care. Once done take them out.
Now, cut the long strips into smaller pieces and deep fry these pieces. You can shape the gattas as you like.
Once they are nice and golden brown take them out and now prepare the base of this curry. Do not throw away the oil.

To prepare the base:

In a pan, add 1 tbsp of the oil in which the gattas were fried. Add to that 1 tbsp of ghee.
Add the chillies and zeera to the oil and let it brown. Now add the onions and saute.
Add the cloves, cassia, and garlic. Saute well.
Next, add the powdered spices like turmeric, coriander powder, heeng, red chilli powder. Toast the spices and add a pinch of salt.
Now, add some water to de-glaze the pan and lift the spices.
Use the curd that was left earlier from the gattas and add it to this masala. Add it little by little. Add green chilli.
Mix all the curd well with masalas. Once you see the oil coming up to the surface, add the gattas.
Mix well. Add the coriander leaves. Let it simmer for about 5-7 minutes for the flavors to concentrate. Serve hot and enjoy!
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