Besan ke gatte.

Besan ke gatte is an traditional Rajasthani recipe.Gatte ki sabji is an important part of rajasthani thali.Gattas  are made of besan and then added to spicy gravy.I am posting this recipe as i am from Rajasthan and one of my friend also asked me to post some Rajasthani recipes.So here’s the recipe.



Besan ke gatte

Besan ke gatte


For  making gattas:

Besan :1 and half cup

Dahi:1/4 cup.

Salt:to taste

Turmeric powder:1/4 tsp

Salt:to taste

Red chili powder:1/4tsp


Heeng:A pinch


Dhaniya or coriander powder:1/4tsp

Baking Soda:A pinch

For Gravy:

Tomatoes:2 chopped

Onions:2 chopped

Ginger:2tsp grated

Garlic:5 cloves chopped

Green chilies:1 chopped

Coriander:For garnishing

Dahi:1 cup

Salt:to taste

Red chilli powder:1/2tsp

Turmeric powder:1/2tsp

Garam masala powder:1/2tsp

Jeera or cumin seeds:1/2tsp

Jeera powder:1/4tsp

Dhania powder or coriander:1/2tsp

Kasuri methi:1/4tsp

Oil :2tbsp


For gatte:

1.Mix all ingredients of gatte except dahi.Add dahi gradually to make a firm dough like parathas..Boil water in a pan.

2.Grease your palms and roll dough into 1/2 inch thick cylindrical shape of about 5-6 inch long.

3.When water starts boiling add gatta rolls.(Note that add gatta in boiling water only.)

4.Boil them for about 10-12 minutes.Take out rolls from water and use water for gravy.

5.Let them cool and cut gatte rolls into 1/2 inch pieces.

For gravy:

1.Heat oil in a pan.Add jeera ,when  jeera start to splatter add onions ,ginger,garlic and saute for two minutes.

2.Add tomatoes and green chilli .Add all spices as haldi powder,red chilli powder,jeera powder.

3.Add curd and mix well.Also add coriander powder,salt and garam masala.

4.When curd starts to leave oil add water which we have saved earlier.

5.Add gatte pieces and kasuri methi.Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes.

6.Garnish with coriander leaves.

7.Serve hot.Gatta sabji is ready to eat.






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