Jul 26, 2011

Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi

The cuisine of Rjasthan is primarily vegetarian  and offers a fabulous variety of mouthwatering dishes. Rajasthani Cuisine is one my favorite as it has a wonderful amalgamation of different spices. Rajasthanis use ghee for cooking most of the dishes. Rajasthani food is well known for its spicy curries, Gatte ki Sabji is one of the famous Rajasthani curry. There are no vegetables used, just besan (gram flour) dumplings (Gatte) that are used in its place, simmered in a curd sauce. Its tasteed just amazing.

Ingredients :

For Gatte -

Besan (gram flour) : 200 gms
Green chilli : 2-3, finely chopped
Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 tbsp.
Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tbsp.
Coriander Powder : 1/2 tbsp.
Oil : 1 tbsp.
Salt to taste

For Gravy -

Curd : 1 small bowl
Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder : 1 tbsp.
Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tbsp.
Roasted cumin-Coriander Powder : 1/2 tbsp.
Asafoetida/Hing : a pinch
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp.
Ghee : 2 tbsp.

Method :

Take a bowl, mix besan, salt, chopped green chilli, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, corander powder, oil and water.

Now mix it well untill it become solid like chapati dough,by sqeezing it. Make a stiff dough. Make 5-6 thin and
long strips of the dough.

Take kadhai and pour in it 1lt. water,allow it to boil on slow flame. Allow it to boil in the boiled water for 6-7 minute. After boiling allow it to cool for 2 min. Now take knife & cut the rolls into small pices,abt 1-2 inches.

Take a another bowl, add curd, red chilli pwder, turmeric powder, roasted cumin-coriander powder, mix well.

Heat ghee in a kadai, add cumin seeds and allow to splutter. When jeera is compeleted add in it pinch of hing, then immediately add curd mix into it and allow it to heat for 1-2 min.

Then add gatte and salt, remaining water to it. Cook it for 4-5 mins. Turns off the gas.

Gatte ki sabzi is ready to it with paratha and plain rice.........


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