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Gatte ke pulao

Credits - Vidhi Singh @kitchn_tales

Ingredients -

  • 1 cup  Gram flour besan
  • 1/2 teaspoon  Ajwain Carom seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon  Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder dhania
  • 2 tablespoons  Curd Dahi / Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoons  Cooking oil
  • Salt  to taste
  • 1 cup Sugar Watchers Low GI Rice
  • 1 tablespoon  Ghee
  • 1  Onion sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 2 whole red chillies soothe Lal mirch
  • 1 teaspoon  Turmeric powder Haldi
  • 1 teaspoon  Red chilli powder
  • 1  Bay leaf tej patta , torn
  • 3  Cloves Laung
  • 1 inch  Cinnamon Stick Dalchini
  • Salt  to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon  Coriander Dhania Leaves , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mint leaves chopped

Instructions -

  • For Gatta -
    • In a large mixing bowl add besan, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, coriander powder, yogurt, oil, and knead into a stiff dough.
    • Also you can add a pinch of baking soda, if you like for more soft gatta.
    • Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
    • Roll these into cylindrical shapes and shape.
    • Boil water in a deep pan. Add these cylindrical shapes into the boiling water and boil for 10 to 15 minutes.
    • Drain the cylindrical gram flour rolls from the water.
    • Cut each cylinder into smaller pieces, and keep aside.
    • Besan ke gatte  are ready.
  • For Rice - 
    • Wash Sugar Watchers Low GI rice nicely till water runs clear and keep it aside
  • To make gatta pulao -
    • Take a big pan and heat one tbsp ghee in a pan.
    • Fry some cashew and almonds and keep aside.
    • Now add one tbsp ghee and add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon , whole black pepper corns, cardamoms , green chili ginger and fry for a minute till aromatic.
    • Now add onions and saute till they turn golden brown. Add tomatoes and saute them for about 3-4 minutes.
    • Add the cooked rice, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt, and mix well.
    • Cook on a medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
    • Add fried gatta and cover. Cook for 5-6 minutes. Switch off the heat
    • Keep the pan covered for few more minutes. Serve immediately with plain yogurt or raita.