Monday, September 08, 2014

HEALTHY GATTHE PALAK KI SUBJI


Hi friends,
Todays recipe is healthy Pala Gatte ki subzi.This is suggested by my friend Anshu Yadav.
Normally gatta is made with curd, this one is with palak which gives it very unique taste. Hope you would like it.

                             



INGREDIENTS:

FOR GATTAS:
  • Besan (chickpea flour) - 1 cup
  • Curd - 1/3 cup
  • Ajwain (Carom seed) - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili - 1/2 tsp
  • Hing - pinch 
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

METHOD:
  • Take a big pan, add water and boil it.
  • In a mixing bowl add besan, salt, redchilli, ajwain, hing, turmeric powder and some oil mix it.
                                     
  • Now add curd and mix it together make a soft dough (if required add some water in to it).
                               

  • Bind every thing together if it is quite sticky apply some oil on your hand.
  • Now grease the rolling board and take a small portion of the dough and roll it on the board.
                                       

  • Do same the remaining dough .
  • Drop these rolls in to boiling water let it boil for at least 15 to 20 min. When they come up and start floating it means they are done. You can poke it with a knife also to see they are soft.
                                         

  • In between toss them once to evenly cook from all sides.
  • When they are cooked get the roll out of the water. Note:  don't through the water we will use it in the gravy. 
  • Let the gattas cool down for few min after that we cut them in to slices.
                                       

 FOR GRAVY:
  • Garlic - 3 to 4 cloves 
  • Palak (spinach) - 1 bunch chopped
  • Tomato - 2 to 3 finely chopped
  • Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili - as per your taste
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 1 tbsp 
METHOD:
  • Heat oil in the kadai add cumin seeds garlic. Fry till garlic turns light brown .
                               

  • Now add tomato in to it saute for a min then add masalas ( turmeric, coriander, chili ). Mix well and fry until it separate itself from oil..
                             
  • After that add chopped palak in it mix well  and cook for 1 to 2 min .
  • Now add boiled gattas in this gravy mix it well if you feel gravy is thick add some water in to it and cook it covered for 2 to 3 min.
                               

  • At last add garam masala and turn off the gas.
  • Palak gatte ki subji is ready to serve.
  • Serve with hot hot phulkas or rice or paratha.