Recipe Name: Rajasthani Gatta Curry
Recipe Main Ingredient: Gram flour
Recipe Brief Description : An excellent and delicious dish made with besan flour, dumplings cooked in a spicy and yogurt sauce.
Gram flour – 1 cup
Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp
Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds – 1/4 tbsp
Hing – 1 pinch
Mustard seeds – 1/4 tbsp
Oil for deep frying
Red chilie powder – 1 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tbsp
Curd – 1/2 cup
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
In a bowl add 1tbsp crushed coriander seeds. Add pinch of hing, chili powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix all the ingredients well. Add besan with 1tbsp oil and 1tbsp curd. Mix all ingredients well to make stiff and tight dough.
Take some dough and make into cylindrical long strips shape and keep aside. Make about 4-5 strips.
Add some water in a vessel and allow it to boil. Once the water comes to a boil, gently drop in the dough strips in the hot water. Cover and cook for around 10 minutes. Drain the water and keep gattas aside to cool down. Once the gattas are cooled down, cut the rolls into small pieces.
Add some oil in a hot pan and fry these gattas pieces until they turn golden in colour and are crispy. Keep the fried gattas aside.
In the gatta water, add 1tbsp of besan flour and mix well without lumps. Take ½ cup curd, add pinch of hing, salt to taste, coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chili powder.
In pan heat oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add yogurt mixed with masala and mix well.
Add the besan water and bring this to a boil stirring continuously until the gravy gets slightly thicker. Now add fried gatta pieces and mix well. Cover and cook in a very slow flame for about 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, remove the lid, switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.