Govind Gatte | How to make Govind Gatte

By Rita Arora  |  11th Apr 2016  |  
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About Govind Gatte Recipe

A royal dish from Rajasthan.

Govind Gatte, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Govind Gatte by Rita Arora will definitely help you in its preparation. The Govind Gatte can be prepared within 30 minutes. The time taken for cooking Govind Gatte is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Govind Gatte step by step. The detailed explanation makes Govind Gatte so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Govind Gatte can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Govind Gatte from BetterButter.

Govind Gatte

Ingredients to make Govind Gatte

  • For the dough:
  • gram flour 200 gms
  • salt to taste
  • chilly powder 1 tsp
  • Baking powder 1/2 tsp
  • Kasuri methi powder 1 tsp
  • ghee 2 tsp
  • curd 4 tsp
  • turmeric pwd 1/2 tsp
  • For stuffing:
  • Chopped and fried cashews 10-15
  • Chopped raisins 10-12
  • salt to taste
  • chilly powder 1/2 tsp
  • mawa 100 gms
  • For the gravy:
  • ghee 2 tbsp
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Ajwain 1/2 tsp
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • hing 2 pinch
  • ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
  • besan 2 tbsp
  • chilly powder 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • cumin powder 1 tsp
  • coriander powder 2 tsp
  • curd 1 cup
  • Fresh tomato puree 1 cup
  • Spicy bikaneri bhujia 2 tbsp
  • Chopped coriander 2 tbsp
  • Kasuri methi 1 tsp

How to make Govind Gatte

  1. Dough: In a bowl add gram flour, salt, red chilly powder, kasuri methi, baking powder, ghee, curd and turmeric powder. Knead a dough and cut into small balls.
  2. Stuffing: In a pan, fry cashew and kishmish. Add salt, red chilly powder, khoya and mix well.
  3. Take small portion of dough, shape it like a small bowl, fill in the stuffing, close gatte and shape it like a tikki.
  4. In another pan boil water and add 2 tsp ghee, salt, 2 tbsp curd and add govind gatte to boil.
  5. When done, remove it from the pan and fry them in oil.
  6. Gravy: In a pan, heat ghee add carom seeds, cumin, asafoetida, fennel seeds, whole chilly, ginger-garlic paste, gram flour and saute.
  7. Add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, curd, tomato puree, left over water while cooking govind gatte and bikaneri bhujia .
  8. Add govind gatte, chopped coriander and kasuri methi.
  9. Serve hot with roti and rice.

My Tip:

While boiling, when the gatte float on top of water, it shows they have been cooked .

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