Gatte Ki Sabzi | Besan Ki Sabzi | Gatta Curry is an authentic Rajasthani gravy dish with boiled gram flour dumplings. Make these delicious besan dumplings cooked in a curd-based gravy. The flavors are unique, a bit tangy, and chili. Follow this simple recipe to make this delicious Rajasthani delicacy in your own kitchen. Easy to follow steps and ingredients available in your own kitchen.
How to Make the best soft Gatte :
Most Rajasthani curries are curd-based. This recipe is also curd-based. Firstly, soft and firm dough is kneaded with Besan and some spices. We make a long sausage shape from the dough. Or make two small. For the ease of boiling in a pan. Put these in a pan filled with hot boiling water. Boil till they start to float. Switch off the flame. Retain the water and keep the besan sausage aside to cool down a bit. Now, cut small roundels of 1.5-inch thickness each. We will add these to the gravy and the sabzi will be ready.
How to make the Gravy for Gatte ki sabzi:
The gravy is very simple. Onion, curd, and spices. The spices play an important role. As they give all the flavor to this recipe. Just follow the steps in the recipe below and you will have the best results.
This curry goes best with Bajra roti, Chapati, Tandoori Roti, Naan, Rice, Kali Mirch Pilaf, Chana dal Khichdi.
Some other Indian Delicacies to cook:
- Rajma Masala | Rajma Masala -restaurant style
- Pindi Chole recipe | Pindi Chana Masala | Easy pindi chana recipe
- Langarwali Dal | Temple Dal | Langar Dal |How to make lentil made at the Indian Temples
- Dal Makhani/ Makhani Dal- 30 minutes Meal
- Shahi Aloo Gobi | Cauliflower Curry |How to make the best Shahi Gobi at home
- Shahi Paneer | Makhni Paneer |Restaurant Style Shahi Paneer
- Chili Paneer Jalfrezi- How to cook perfect Chili Paneer Jalfrezi
- Paneer Biryani | Authentic Mughlai Biryani |Easy everyday recipe
- Aloo choliya recipe | Fresh green chickpeas curry recipe
- Butter Chicken
If you liked the recipe and the blog, do leave a comment for us. Also if you wish to see a particular recipe do comment.
- 1 cup besan 200 gms
- 1 tbsp cooking oil
- 1 tsp carom seeds / Ajwain
- 1 tsp salt or to taste
- 1 tsp red chili powder/degi mirch adjust as per taste
- water just to knead and bind
- 1 cup curd / dahi beaten well
- 1/2 tsp haldi
- 1 tsp red chili powder/degi mirch
- 2 Dry red chilies
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tsp coriander powder/ Dhania Powder
- 1/2 tsp garam masala five spice powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin seed jeera
- 1/2 tsp Saunf / fennel seeds
- 1/2 tsp sarson / mustard seeds
- 1/2 tsp methra seeds Fenugreek seeds
- 1 tbsp ginger / ginger paste
- 1/2 tsp Asafoetida /Hing
- 2 tbsp Desi Ghee/ Clarified Butter/Oil
- 1 big Chopped onions or paste
- 1 tbsp kasoori methi /Fenugreek leaves
- cilantro / green coriander leaves garnishing
- Add all the ingredients and mix well.
- Now add little water at a time and knead a soft but firm dough. Remember the dough should be soft but not very soft otherwise, the sausage will crack or break in the water while boiling.
- Heat water in a deep pan. Just add as much water in which the sausages will submerge. As we will use this same water to make the gravy later. Add 1/2 tsp salt in the water.
- Now, with the dough, we made make two small sausage-like shapes. Roll them well between your hands and make a perfect shape.
- Once the water starts to boil. Put the sausages in the water and let them cook until they start to float on top. This means the sausages are cooked. Also, there will be boils on the skin of the sausages.
- In a pan, heat ghee. Add the seeds and dry red chilies.
- Let them splutter and add ginger and hing.
- Add the onion paste and fry till golden brown.
- Now add 4 tbsp water and all the spices. Water ensures even cooking of spices.
- Cook this until oil separates.
- Now, add the dahi/curd. Mix well and saute for a few seconds. keep stirring as the dahi otherwise starts to break down.
- Stir till oil surfaces on top. Add kasoori methi and mix well. Then add the besan dumplings /gatte.
- Add the water for gravy now, (the same water we used for boiling). Add as much needed for making the curry.
- Cover and cook for 5 minutes on simmer.
- Garnish with Coriander leaves and serve hot.
Served best with Bajra Roti, Rice, Tandoori Roti, and Naan.
Leave a Reply