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Gatte Ki Sabji

Spicy Curry

Recipe by kirti of , GB

Delicious rajastani dish

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    For Gatte
    •  1 cup Besan (Gram flour)
    •  1 pinch baking powder
    •  1 pinch red chilly powder
    •  1 pinch turmeric powder
    •  2 tsp curd
    •  1/2 tsp  carom
    •  cumin seeds
    •  coriander leaves
    •  2 tsp oil
    •  salt to taste

    For Curry

    • 3 tsp peanuts
    • 1 tsp puppy seeds
    • 2 tsp dried coconut
    • 2-3 bay leaves
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 tsp coriander seeds
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper
    • 1-2 cloves
    • 4-5 tsp oil
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder
    • 2 tsp red chilly powder
    • ginger-garlic paste 1tsp
    • salt to taste



    1. In one container take besan, add cumin seeds, carom, baking powder, oil, curd, salt, chilly & turmeric powder in to it & make a thick dough (if needed add little amount of water )
    2. Divide the dough in to 3-4 pieces.
    3. Roll every piece & cut them in to small capsule like pieces. (these are the Gatte)
    4. Now add these gatte in to the boiled water & allow them to boil  up to 10-12min (when gatte boiled properly they will appear on a surface of water)remove the water from boiled gatte & keep then aside.
    5. Roast the peanuts, coconut, poppy seeds,c umin seeds, bay leaves, cloves, black papper , coriander seeds. grind them & make a fine paste of it.(to make paste more fine add little amount of water in it & grind again)
    6. Heat a pan , add oil in it then add ginger-garlic paste & then add ground paste in a first instance this paste absorb entire oil in a pan, keep mixing it.
    7. After 3-4 min, this paste leave the oil ,now add turmeric, chilly powder & salt in it & mix it well with paste.
    8. Finally add water in it to make a curry & let it cook for 2-3min.add Gatte in curry & let it cook for 5 min.remove it from fire & garnish it with coriander leaves.
    9. Generally this dish is serve with 'Daal-Bati'.



    tomato based gravy can be used for it



    nice suggestion, thanks anjana!

    Anjana Singh

    Hi... we can also use the remainig water of gatte for curry.... to make it thick.. My husband love this sabji...



    thanks ashok for such nice suggestion!


    in curry we can add mava and final time fresh cream also to make it shahi (royal delicious)

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