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Gatte ka Pulao recipe

Marwari gatta pulao Recipe

Gatte ka pulao is spicy rice dish from Marwari cuisine of Rajasthan. Rajasthani gatte ka pulao is traditional recipe which is made with besan gatta and rice cooked with lot of aromatic spices.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: indian cuisine
Keyword: rice, rice recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 340kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 1 cup  Gram flour besan
  • ½ teaspoon  Ajwain Carom seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon  Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder dhania
  • 2 tablespoons  Curd Dahi / Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoons  Cooking oil
  • Salt  to taste
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 tablespoon  Ghee
  • Onion sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 2 whole red chillies soothe Lal mirch
  • 1 teaspoon  Turmeric powder Haldi
  • 1 teaspoon  Red chilli powder
  • Bay leaf tej patta , torn
  • Cloves Laung
  • 1 inch  Cinnamon Stick Dalchini
  • Salt  to taste
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon  Coriander Dhania Leaves , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mint leaves chopped


  • In a large mixing bowl add besan, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, coriander powder, yogurt, oil, and knead into a stiff dough.
  • Also you can add a pinch of baking soda, if you like for more soft gatta.
  • Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  • Roll these into cylindrical shapes and shape.
  • Boil water in a deep pan. Add these cylindrical shapes into the boiling water and boil for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Drain the cylindrical gram flour rolls from the water.
  • Cut each cylinder into smaller pieces, and keep aside.
  • Besan ke gatte  are ready.
  • Wash rice nicely till water runs clear and keep it aside
  • To make gatta pulao take a big pan and heat one tablespoon ghee in a pan.
  • Fry some cashew and almonds and keep aside.
  • Now add one tablespoon ghee and add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon , whole black pepper corns, cardamoms , green chili ginger and fry for a minute till aromatic.
  • Now add onions and saute till they turn golden brown. Add tomatoes and saute them for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the cooked rice, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt, and mix well.
  • Cook on a medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Add fried gatta and cover. Cook for 5-6 minutes. Switch off the heat
  • Keep the pan covered for few more minutes. Serve immediately with plain yogurt or raita.



Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 533mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 196IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 4mg