Gatte ki sabji , which translates to gram flour casserole, is an authentic Rajasthani dish you can enjoy on festive occasions, like weddings and birthdays. The combination of spices used in Gatte ki sabji give it its distinct taste and aroma, making this dish an instant favorite with most people . What’s even better about Gatte ki sabji is that it takes only 10-15 minutes to prepare, so you can start eating it as soon as you finish cooking!
How to prepare Gatte ki Sabji
What you will need to prepare gatte ka sabzi is: 3 1⁄2 cup of Gram flour, 2 tsp of oil, 1 tsp of cumin seeds, 1⁄4 tsp asafoetida powder (hing), 1 tbsp curd/yogurt, 1⁄2 tsp red chilli powder and salt. Prepare vegetables like- carrot, beans and pumpkin. Heat a pan on medium flame. Once it is hot add oil to it and mix in cumin seeds. When they start crackling add hing and gram flour to it. Mix well till all gram flour gets coated with oil. Add little water at time while mixing so that no lumps are formed. Cook for 5 minutes on low flame till gram flour starts leaving sides of pan and becomes dry. Now add curd/yogurt, red chilli powder and salt to it and mix well for another minute or two till all ingredients get mixed properly together.
A 100-gram serving of gatte ki sabzi provides 11.4 grams of protein, 3.2 grams of fiber, and 180 calories. According to Eating Well, one serving also contains more than 400 percent of your daily recommended intake of vitamin A and just under 300 percent for vitamin C—signs that you’re getting a lot in terms of micronutrients without exceeding your calorie requirements too much. You can use fresh or frozen vegetables in your recipe; however, if you use frozen veggies (particularly corn), it’s best to cook them before adding them to your recipe. Frozen vegetables are typically blanched before freezing and can retain some water after thawing. You can cook frozen veggies before adding them to your recipe by boiling them until they reach a fork-tender consistency.
How to store Gatte ki Sabji
It’s better to keep it in an airtight container and keep it in a cool and dry place. If kept properly, it can stay for around 10 days. You can store it in fridge too. But make sure you don’t freeze it. So, try out these easy recipes of Gatte ki sabzi at home and relish them with your family members on special occasions!
In a pan add half cup of oil and heat it. When oil is hot add mustard seeds to it. Once they start crackling then add garlic, cumin seeds, and finely chopped onions to it. Now add grated vegetables to it. Take care not to make vegetables too crispy or burnt. Add salt, black salt and red chili powder according to your taste buds for more taste use lemon juice in place of tamarind extract. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with chapati or rice. This sabzi can be served with any type of bread as well. It tastes great when served with breads like tandoori roti, phulka etc.