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Oats Gatte Kadhi

gatte kadhi
If you love gatte, you have always tried these savory snacks with gram flour (besan). In continuation of my experimentation spree, I went ahead and tried gatte with a blend of besan, suji (semolina), and oats.

This post is inspired by Ritu Mendiratta's Dahi wale gatte.

Let's make this unique gatte recipe dipped in curd and whey.






Ingredients
4 tbsp - besan
3 tbsp - oats
3 tbsp - suji
1 tsp- ginger-chilly paste
1/2 tsp- jeera (cumin seeds)
1 tbsp- curd
Fresh coriander leaves
1 pinch turmeric
ajwain (carom seeds)
salt

Process
oats gatte kadhi


  1. Mix besan, oats, suji.
  2. Add ginger-chilly paste, jeera, coriander leaves, turmeric, salt, and curd.
  3. Mix well with hands.
  4. Add 1 tbsp of water to make dough. You may add little more water if required.
  5. Cut into two logs or more as desired.
  6. Take a pan and add 2 cups of water to it. Drop in 2 pinches of salt, 1 tbsp of curd.
  7. Drop the logs into water. Keep it for boiling for 10 minutes.
  8. Once done, take out the logs. Let them cool and cut into small pieces. 
  9. Keep aside.
  10. Now let's prepare the curry.
  11. Store the boiled water. We will use it for curry.
Gatte Curry ingredients
4 tbsp curd
1 cup- whey (water that separates paneer from milk) - if you do not have whey, you may take water instead
1 1/2 cup - water (you may add more if you want the curry watery)
1 tbsp - roasted besan (optional - I had so added)
salt, turmeric, coriander powder
Red chilly whole
Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
Hing (asafoetida)
Curry leaves (kadhi pata)
1 tsp- Ginger-chilly paste
1 tbsp - Mustard oil 

Process
  1. Mix roasted besan with whey and curd.
  2. Whisk well.
  3. Add salt and turmeric.
  4. Take a heavy pan or kadahi.
  5. Add mustard oil.
  6. Keep it on high flame. Let it reach the smoking point.
  7. Now add hing.
  8. Next add red chilly whole.
  9. Stir and then add ginger-chilly paste.
  10. Stir with a spatula.
  11. Now add kadhi pata and drop the gatte pieces and fry little. Sprinkle coriander powder. Mix.
  12. You would be tempted to taste the gatte at this moment like me. I tasted and loved them. So did not hesitate to offer them to hubby as well. He too loved them.
  13. Next add the besan-curd-whey mixture and keep stirring. Keep it on high flame for 5 minutes.
  14. Add the boiled gatte water. You may add more water if you so wish.
  15. Then lower the flame and let it cook for 10 minutes while stirring intermittently.
  16. Check salt and add coriander powder.
  17. Garnish with coriander leaves if you want.
  18. Enjoy this oats gatte recipe with rice or roti.
  19. I relished this lip-smacking recipe with both boiled rice and roti.





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