Gatte Ki Sabji | Indian Style Sabji Recipe for Roti / Naan ( No Onion No Garlic )

"Gatte" a Hindi word means solid piece.Here it is prepared with gram flour & spices cooked in boiling water and then a yogurt based gravy is made in which these gatte's are dunked.While searching i found this is a Rajasthani recipe and the gravy can be made in many ways but here i have used curd based one.


For Gatte:
  • Bengal gram flour/ Kadalaai mavoo-3\4 cup
  • Caram seeds( ajwain)-1\2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 1\2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1\4 tsp
  • Hing powder-1\4 tsp
  • Yogurt/curd- 1 tbsp
  • Water-as needed
  • Salt-1\4 tsp
For gravy:
  • Oil-2 tsp
  • Whole spices-clove,cardamon & cinnamon
  • Red chilly powder-1\2 tsp( adjust)
  • Yogurt- 1 cup
  • Garam masala-1\4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1\4 tsp
  • hing powder-1\4 tsp
  • Salt to taste


For gatte:

1.Add all ingredients except water in a bowl.Mix well.If only needed add water(else omit) and make non-sticky dough.Make a  cylindrical log of it.

2.Boil water in a pan,slowly drop the logs in it.Let it cook.When done it raises up.Drain from water ,cool and cut in to cylindrical pieces.Don't discard the water ,you can use it in the gravy.

For gravy:

1.To the yogurt.curd add ingredients except oil & whole spices.Mix well.

2.Heat oil in  pan,add in the whole spices and let its flavors out.Then add the yogurt mix in to it.

3.Check for salt & spices.When it begins to boil drop the gatte in to it.

4.Add the reserved water from gatte cooking and cook for 5-8 mins in slow flame.Switch off at the consistency you prefer.

Serve hot with roti/phulka/naan or even rice.


1.See that the curd/ yogurt to be in the room temperature as it may split.

2.You can also make the gravy with onion-tomato mix.


  1. Wow dear this sabzi looks too yummy...bookmarking for lent

  2. wow..delicious,great with rotis !!

  3. That looks absolutely yummy. Perfect sabzi with chapatis.


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