Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Rajasthani, Gatte ki Sabji !

Rajasthani, Gatte ki Sabji ! 
For Gatte 
  • Gram flour/Besan-1cup 
  • Coriander Seeds-2 tsp
  • Ajwain/carom seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 th tsp
  • Oil: 2 tsp
  • water-1 cup
  • Salt: to taste  
Pound Coriander seeds n Ajwain roughly ..
Sieve gram flour,and to it add  the pound seeds, chilly n turmeric powder, salt n oil  Mix well to form firm dough . Lightly smear hands with oil. Divide dough into 3 portions and roll each portion between hands to form a thin elongated log shape .Boil water n add these logs in n boil for 5 more mts n stir in between gently. once cooked the logs will float up n then cook for one more minute ..
  Remove from water and allow the logs to cool n then cut into one inch  pieces (gatte). keep the Gatte aside .. Do not discard the boiled water
For the curry /Sabzi 
  • Yogurt/curds-1/2 cup 
  • Crushed garlic-2 flakes
  • crushed green chilly-1
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 th tsp
  • Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp or to taste
  • Mustard-1 tsp
  • cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder-1 tsp
  • cumin powder-1/2 tsp 
  • Hing/asafetida-a pinch 
  • chopped coriander leaves -2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil-2 tsp
in a kadai add oil, mustard seeds , when it splutters add cumin seeds ,hing ,crushed green chilly n garlic flakes ,all the powders,salt ,boiled water ,gattas and curds n give a quick boil ! 

Garnish with coriander leaves 

Serve with Chapathis / rottis /Rice

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