Rajasthani Shahi Gatte ki Sabji

Ingredients :

For Gatte :

1 cup besan (gram flour)
1/2 cup chopped methi leaves
pinch of hing
salt to taste
pinch of turmeric
1 drop of oil
pinch of ajwain

Mix everything well with as little water as possible to form a tight dough.
Take small portions of it and mould it into cylindrical shapes of about 2 cm in diameter.
Heat water in a saucepan and put the gattas into it till they are tight and firm.
Take the gattas out of water. Cut into 1 cm thick pieces. Allow the gattas to cool down.

For the gravy :

1 tsp oil
1 cup curd
1 tbsp besan
1 onion chopped
4-5 curry leaves
1 tomato chopped
1 tsp ginger garlic crushed
2-3 black pepper corn
1 green chili slit
1 dry red chili
pinch of turmeric powder

Method to cook:

Heat oil in a kadai. Add onion, curry leaves, ginger garlic, green chilies, dry red chilies, black pepper corn and cook till onion turns brown.
Add tomatoes and cook till it is soft.Add the gattas to the kadai.
Beat curd well with besan.Add it to the kadai. Keep the flame on low.
Pour a cup of water, add salt to taste, cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or till shahi gatte is ready.


  1. gatte ki sabji looks delicious ...the best part is u used very little oil in whole thing which makes it more healthy....Thankq soma for posting this

  2. Using methi leaves in subzi is such a lovely idea,and such a nice recipe too...thanks for sharing it..i really loved this one

  3. Very interesting sabji, thanks for sharing Soma..

  4. Subzi looks really yummy & delicious.. my fav dish..

  5. I have this recipe but I was skeptical to try it. It's healthy and yummy!

  6. New recipe for me.looks very interesting.

  7. Hmm,,,,new for me dear u hv done it nicely dear...healthy sabziii with methi leaves..

  8. Thanks for posting this Rajasthani traditional dish. And I have noticed that you have used just 1 tsp oil for gravy..that's great. looks yummy...

    Hamaree Rasoi

  9. Shahi gatte ki sabji sounds very healthy and delicious!! Interesting recipe!

  10. I love gatte ki sabji...its one of my favourite!