Gatte Ka Pulao

Gatta Curry or Gatte ki Sabzi is a very popular Marwari dish. Besan Gatta adds an authentic regional taste to any preparation. Another popular recipe is Gatta Pulao which is specially prepared during the festive season.This recipe is quite easy to cook and comes to your rescue when vegetables are not available. Here comes the recipe:

Ingredients for Gatta:

  •  1 cup Gram Flour (बेसन)
  • 1 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chilly Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Curds
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
Ingredients for Pulao:
  • 2 cups steamed Basmati Rice
  • 1 cup thinly sliced Onions
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 2 Cloves
  • 3-4 Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Garam Masala
  • 2 teaspoons Chilly Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • Salt to taste
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 mins

Serves: 3


  • To make the gattas, combine all ingredients to make a stiff dough. Add little water if required.
  • Divide the dough in equal portions and make a cylindrical roll from each portion.
  • Boil water in a vessel and put the gatta strands in it.Cook for 10 mins.
  • Strain the water and let them cool for a while.Cut in small pieces and keep them aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds,cloves , pepper, ginger-garlic paste and onions. Saute till the onions become brown.
  • Add turmeric powder , chilly powder ,coriander powder and garam masala . 
  • Add the gattas in the pan and roast them for 5 minutes.
  • Now add this mixture to the steamed Basmati Rice. Add salt and mix well.
  • Garnish it with chopped coriander and serve hot with Chaas or Raita.

You can also add 1 cup fresh Spinach puree which makes the recipe more nutritious . Try this recipe and do let us know your feedback.


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