Besan Gatte Ki Curry

4 from 1 vote

Besan Gatte ki curry is the typical Rajasthani curry which is the most popular in Rajasthan and nowadays its popular all over in India. It's an integral part of Rajasthani Thali.
This curry is made with chickpea flour dumplings and the gravy is made with yogurt. This Curry is the perfect in lunch and in dinner too. You can serve it with paratha or simply with roti too.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Recipe Taste Salty, Savoury
Servings 4


  • 1 cup Besan Gram Flour
  • 2 tablespoon Yogurt
  • 1 pinch Hing
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon Fennel seeds coarsely grinded
  • ½ teaspoon Carom seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 11/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Onion medium
  • 1 Tomato medium, chopped
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Green chili
  • ½ inch Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon Red chili Powder
  • ¼ tsp teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fenugreek leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • Take a bowl and add all the ingredients to make Besan gatte including Yogurt.
  • Now add some water and knead stiff dough. When you make this dough take care of adding water as gram flour absorb water very quickly and your dough can be extra soft.
  • Now divide the dough into the several parts. Roll each part in the cylindrical rolls, In the meanwhile when you making these rolls put 3 to 4 Cup of water in large pan and place these rolls in the boiling water and boil these rolls.
  • Once they got boiled take them out from the pan and after they cool down cut them in pieces. Separate the water in different bowl, we will use it in making curry.
  • Now to make gravy make a fine paste of ginger, garlic and onions, and green chilli, and beat the Curd with beater.
  • Heat the pan with oil, and add cumin seeds, when it starts to crackle add the onion paste in it and cook it well. The add some chopped tomatoes and cook it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add all the spices and cook for another minute. Simmer the gas and add yogurt in it, stir it well until the Oil separates from the gravy. Now add Gatta water which we separated earlier, and add cut gatta pieces in it and cook it on low flame for
  • Transfer the curry to a serving bowl and garnish it with coriander leaves and serve it with parathas or simply with roti.


Addition of Baking Soda makes the Gatte soft. So add pinch of baking soda when you make the dough for the gatte.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 387 kcal | Carbohydrates: 25 g | Protein: 8 g | Fat: 29 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17 g | Trans Fat: 0.1 g | Cholesterol: 1 mg | Sodium: 142 mg | Potassium: 423 mg | Fiber: 5 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 428 IU | Vitamin C: 9 mg | Calcium: 50 mg | Iron: 2 mg

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