Recipe – Gatte ki Sabzi / Rajasthani Gatte ki sabzi / Dahi Gatte ki sabzi

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

For the Gatte:

  • Besan: ½ cup
  • Rice flour: ¼ cup (optional)
  • Salt: ¼ teaspoon or to taste
  • Turmeric powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds: ¼ teaspoon
  • Cooking soda: ¼ teaspoon
  • Oil: ½ tablespoon
  • Water: as required

For the Gravy:

  • Oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds: ¼ teaspoon
  • Ginger: ½ teaspoon, finely chopped
  • Green chili: 1, finely chopped
  • Onion: ½ of a medium sized, finely chopped
  • Tomato: 1, finely chopped
  • Asafoetida (hing): 1 pinch
  • Curd: ¼ cup
  • Water: ½ cup
  • Turmeric: ½ teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Garam masala Powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander leaves: 1 tablespoon, finely chopped

Method

For the gatte:

  • Using the gatte ingredients, make a very stiff dough. Use little water at a time to check the dough consistency.
  • Cover the dough and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  • Roll each portion into a long cylinder of ¼ inch diameter and approx. 6 inch lengthy. Cut the cylinder into 1 inch pieces.
  • Boil 7-8 cups of water in a pot.
  • Once water starts to boil add the gatte pieces and let It boil in high flame for 8-10 minutes or until it is not sticky.
  • Drain the excess water.

For the gravy:

  • Whisk curd and water until smooth. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, when it changes color, add ginger and onion.
  • Saute till onions and light brown.
  • Add tomato, hing and green chili. Saute till tomatoes and cooked.
  • Add the cooked gatte, turmeric powder, red chili powder and garam masala powder. Stir for 1 minute.
  • Add the whisked curd and water.
  • Stir continuously until the gravy starts to boil.
  • After it starts to boil, lower the heat and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat.
  • Add coriander leaves and serve.

Cook’s Note:

  • You may make the gatte without curd and water gravy as well. It is named as “gatte ki sukhi sabzi”.
  • You may make the gravy without curd as well. Saute the masala, just add water and boil to make a gravy.
  • You may add 1 tablespoon fresh milk cream as well.

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