Prepare Gatte Ki Khichdi In Rajasthani Style At Home

Rajasthani cuisines have a level of its own. You just cannot match with the taste and flavour that Rajasthani food carries. As we are going to discuss the gatte ki khichdi recipe here. The entire subcontinent is a big fan of Rajasthani food that has a blend of exotic ingredients in it.

Let us just find out the basics about it . This recipe is also called gatte ki pulao. Authentically prepared using Besan, ajwain, basmati rice, onion garlic and dahi, once prepared, you will love the recipe eternally. Apart from this, there are many other ingredients.


Ingredients we need for preparing gatte ki khichdi –

  • 1 cup besan
  • salt
  • One tablespoon saunf
  • 1 tablespoon yoghurt
  • 1 full tablespoon red chilli powder
  • Half tablespoon Ajwain
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup basmati rice uncooked
  • Three fourth Cup onion
  • Basic spices


Let’s now jump to the step-by-step guide for preparing this recipe-

  • Step 1 – mix besan, oil, ajwain, fennel seeds, Dahi, salt and chilli powder together. In order to prepare a dough out of it. if you want you can simply skip adding ajwain and chilli powder.
  • Step 2 – divide the dough into small parts having a cylindrical shape.
  • Step 3 – take some water in a big pot and let it boil. now drop gatta or basan dumpling into it. Let it boil and it will come on the top of the water on its own after it is cooked.
  • Step 4 – boil some rice and keep it aside.
  • Step 5 – take another deep frying pan and saute some onions in it.
  • Step 6 – don’t forget to put all the spices such as carom seeds, asafoetida or mustard seeds and turmeric powder in the sauted onions. Add rice and gatta in the same oil.
  • Step 7 – add finely chopped Dhaniya and serve the same with Khatta dahi.
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It is a well-known fact that most of the Rajasthani dishes are prepared out of Besan and dahi. Also, people prefer using Khatta dahi in accompanying the Rajasthani cuisines. The mix of spices and blend of different ingredients in oil create aromatic recipes that are so much tasty and flavourful.

Believe it or not, you will always feel like preparing this recipe once you come out correctly with the same. I personally love the recipes that include gatta because it represents Rajasthan as a whole.

Taking a generous quantity of oil in Marwadi cuisines helps in bringing a better taste. You might find the rice getting a little bit dry while mixing them with spices and gatta. In order to ensure that the recipe tastes good, a little more oil if you find Khichdi drying up while cooking.

The Rajasthani special recipes are extremely delicious and can be cooked in half an hour. Make sure that your rice is absolutely soft so that you get the best flavour in the recipe.

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