13
Mar

METHI MALAI GATTA

Methi Malai gatta is famous Rajasthani cuisine and  low fat with lot of nutrition.

INGREDIENTS :For Gatta

  • Gram Flour 1,1/2 cups
  • Fenugreek Leaves(methi)1,1/2 cups(chopped)
  • Carom seeds(ajwain) 1/2 teaspoon
  • Oil 3 tablespoon
  • Green chillies(chopped)1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste

INGREDIENTS :For gravy

  • Onion 2 medium(grated)
  • Tomatoes 4 medium(pureed)
  • Ginger+garlic paste 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Oil 2 tablespoon
  • Fresh cream(malai)1/2 cup
  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste

METHOD :

  • In a bowl take besan(gram flour),ajwain,chopped methi leaves,green chillies,oil and salt.Slowly add enough water(if necessary) and knead a stiff dough.

  • Roll into finger size rolls and place into 3 cups of boiling water.Allow to cook for 5 minutes .Turn off the flame and take out the rolls from water.Reserve the liquid.After little cool down, cut the gattas into 1″piece and keep aside.
  • Now heat the oil and add grated onion till they become light golden.Then add ginger garlic paste and tomato puree.Fry till it leaves oil,Add coriander, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Now add enough water in which gattas were boiled according to gravy required.
  • Add gattas, cook for 7 to 8 minutes on low flame.Then add garam masala and fresh cream and turn off the flame

Pour it into serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves ginger  julienne.