Saturday, February 20, 2010

rajasthani gatte

ingredients for gatte :
1 cup gram flour ( besan )
1 tbsp oil
2 tsp red chilli pwd
1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
salt to taste
1/2 tsp carom seeds
1/2 tsp asafoetida pwd
method :
mix all the above ingredients together with very little water to make hard dough.take ltl dough at a time and make elongated cylindrical rope like strips.boil 3 cups of water and drop the long strips into it and let it boil for 5-10 mins or till it floats on top of the water.after cooling down strain the water ( dont throw the strained water keep it aside and use in the gravy ).cut into small pieces and fry them in ltl oil for few mins.

ingredients for the gravy :
2 onions
1 tomato
1-2 green chillies
1 pc ginger
2-3 garlic cloves
1 tsp red chilli pwd
1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
salt to taste
1-2 tbsp fresh cream
1 tbsp yogurt
 finely chopped corriander leaves
method :
grind onion,tomato,green chilli,ginger and garlic into a paste.heat oil,add the ground paste and fry till it leaves kadhai .add all the masalas,yogurt,the strained water (in which gatte was boiled ) and cream.mix well.add gatte and simmer for a while.garnish with corriander leaves and serve hot.

1 comment:

  1. other version...season oil with hing,curry leaves,green chillies,rye,jeera and add boiled gatta.Add red chilli pwd,salt to taste,turmeric pwd,dhania pwd and fry for few mins.Add buttermilk and stir and let it simmer for some time.


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