Besan ki sabji/ Gatte ki Sabji

Gatte ki sabji Recipe- A Rajasthani nutritious main course delicacy

Rich in fiber and nutrients, besan is gram flour or chickpea powder. Chickpea flour, also known as gram, besan, or garbanzo bean flour, has been a staple in Indian cooking for centuries. Chickpeas are versatile legumes with a mild, nutty taste, and chickpea flour is typically made from a variety called Bengal grams. Besan can be used to make recipes like kadhi, besan sabji or gatte ki sabji, pakodas, chillas, and many more.

Chickpea flour is loaded with important nutrients.

One cup (92 grams) of chickpea flour contains (1Trusted Source):

  • Calories: 356
  • Protein: 20 grams
  • Fat: 6 grams
  • Carbs: 53 grams
  • Fiber: 10 grams
  • Thiamine: 30% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
  • Folate: 101% of the RDI
  • Iron: 25% of the RDI
  • Phosphorus: 29% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 38% of the RDI
  • Copper: 42% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 74% of the RDI

About Gatte ki Sabji

Gatte ki sabji is a delicious Rajasthani recipe, now cooked, celebrated, and eaten all over the country. Its creating besan dumplings and then cooking them in gravy. This mouthwatering delight is full of spices and flavors that you just can’t resist. Here’s the recipe of the sensational ‘Rajasthani Gatte ki Sabzi’ made with besan dipped in spicy gravy.

Ingredients of Gatte Ki Sabzi

  • For the Gattas:
  • 1 cup besan, small
  • Half tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp dhania powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon chilli powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 ginger , finely chopped
  • 1 tsp mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 cup curd (whisked), large
  • Oil
  • For the base:
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 5 Guntur chillies
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 8-10 Cloves
  • 1 piece cassia
  • 5-6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 3/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dhania powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • Salt
  • 1 Green chilli (slit)
  • A few coriander leaves, finely chopped

Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe

About Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe: A delightful dish from the Rajasthani cuisine, Gatte are basically cooked gram flour dumplings which are added to the spicy curd gravy. It can be served for lunch or dinner on usual days and at dinner parties at home as well. This mouthwatering delight is full of spices and flavors that you just can’t resist. Here’s the recipe of the sensational ‘Rajasthani Gatte ki Sabzi’ made with besan dipped in spicy gravy.

How to Make Besan Ki Sabji

Step 1: Gattas preparation

The first step is to put water to a boil, Approx 2-3 mugs. While the water is boiling, lets make the gattas dough. To make guttas dough, take besan 3-4 tablespoons, curd and some water. Add ginger garlic paste to it and add salt, red chilly powder & dhania powder as per taste. Mix the dough to make a firm dough ball.

Now roll the dough into long dough logs like hot dogs and add the same to boiled water in a pressure cooker. Cook the same for about 10-12 mins.

Step 2: Masala curry preparation for Besan ki Sabji

While the gattas are getting cooked, lets make the gravy for sabji. Take 2 tablespoons oil in a kadhai, and sautee finely chopped onion, tomatoes with some ginger and garlic paste. Now after the mixture is cooked, add some haldi, garam masala, dhania powder, chilly powder, salt to taste and Kasuri methi for flavors. Once the mixture is ready. Take the gattas out on a plate and cut them into small pieces.

Do not throw the water in which gattas were boiled. Add the cut peices of gatte or gattas into the gravy mix and let the flavours infuse into the same. After 3-4 mins add the water used in the boiling of the gatte, and mix them all. Let the mixture cook for sometime and let the gravy have a thick consistency.

Garnish the same with fresh coriander. Best served with tandoori roti, naan or flatbreads.

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