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Gatte Ki Sabzi

gatte-ki-sabzi

Making gatte is quite easy if you add only 2 tsp of curd at a time to bind the dough. If you add all of the curds at once, the resulting dough will become sticky.

Ingredients For Gatte:
Gram flour (besan) (1 cup)
Haldi/Turmeric Powder (1/2 tsp)
Lal Mirch/Red Chilli Powder (1/2 tsp)
Carom seeds (ajwain) (1 tsp)
Dhaniya/Coriander Powder (1/2 tsp)
Curds (dahi) (1/4 cup)
Oil ( 3 tbsp)
Salt ( to taste)

Ingredients For Gravy:
Onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
Tomato, finely chopped (1 cup)
Ginger (adrak), grated ( 1-inch piece)
Garlic (lahsun), crushed (2 tsp)
Curd (dahi) (1 cup)
Dhaniya/Coriander Powder (1 tbsp)
Jeera/Cumin Powder (1 tsp)
Lal Mirch/Red Chilli Powder ( 2 tsp)
Garam Masala (1/2 tsp)
Amchur (1/2 tsp)
Mustard seeds (sarson) (1 tsp)
Cumin seeds (jeera) (1 tsp)
Ghee (2 tbsp)
Salt (to taste)

Procedure For Gatte:
step-1
In a large bowl, mix all the dry masalas and gram flour (besan).

step-2
Next, add oil and mix gently to blend.

step-3
Slowly add curd to the besan and combine to form a stiff dough.

step-4
Divide into 6 pieces and roll them, with your hands, into a cylindrical shape of about ½-inch thickness and 4-inch length.

step-5
Heat 3 cups water and bring it to a boil. Add the gatte and let them cook; they will float to the top when cooked.

step-6
Remove from heat and let them cool. Reserve the water in which the gatte were boiled.

step-7
When the gatte cool completely, cut into 1/2-inch long pieces, set aside.

Procedure For Gravy:
step-1
Mix all dry masalas, except salt, to the curds and whisk until smooth.

step-2
Heat ghee in a kadhai, add mustard, cumin, ginger and garlic.

step-3
Add onions and cook until translucent.

step-4
Stir in the tomatoes and cook until they soften.

step-5
Pour in the whisked curd and cook until the oil separates.

step-6
Gently add the gatte pieces to the gravy.

step-7
Add the reserved boiling liquid if the gravy is too thick.

step-8
Cover and cook for a few minutes, turn off the flame.

step-9
Now the sabzi is ready to be served with ghee-topped khoba rotis and lehsun ki chutney.