Gatte ka Pulao

Gatte ka Pulao is generally served with chutney or curd. This delicious recipe definitely fulfills your taste buds.


    Ingredients for rice - 

    Basmati Rice (wash and soak for 1 hr) :- 2 cup

    Ghee :- 6 tbsp

    Cumin Seeds :- 1 tsp

    Green Cardamoms :- 3

    Black Cardamoms :- 2

    Cinnamon stick :- 2-inch

    Bay Leaves :- 2

    Cloves :- 5

    Asafoetida :- ½ tsp

    Red Chili Powder :- 1 tsp

    Garam Masala Powder :- 2 tsp

    Coriander Powder :- 2 tsp

    Turmeric Powder :- ½ tsp

    Ginger Paste :- 3 tsp

    Peas :- 1 cup

    Salt :- to taste

    Ingredients for gattas - 

    Salt :- to taste

    Red chili powder :- ½ tsp

    Cumin seeds :- ½ tsp

    Bengal gram flour (besan) :- 1 cup

    Yogurt :- 2 tbsp

    Ghee/oil :- to deep fry

    Mint leaves (chopped) :- 1 tbsp

    Soda bi carbonate :- a pinch

    Turmeric powder :- ½ tsp

    Ginger (chopped) :- ½ tsp

tools required


Deep bottomed pan

Serving dish

preparation method

In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the gattas and prepare dough using a little water.

Make six equal portions of dough and roll into circular shape.

Stir-fry in 2 cups of boiling water for 15 minutes and then drain.

Allow it to cool and then make 1-inch pieces.

Heat ghee in a deep bottomed pan and put cumin seeds and whole garam masala. Continuously stir and fry for few seconds.

Add asafoetida powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, ginger paste and turmeric powder into it. Stir-fry for three minutes.

Add drained rice and stir-fry for a minute.

Pour four cups of water and mix salt to it. Stir well to mix.

Once water starts boiling, then add peas and gattas. Stir-fry until all water evaporates and rice is cooked.

Serve hot.

Serving Suggestions

    Garnish with chopped mint/coriander leaves and serve hot with chutney or curd.

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