Gatta Rice/Gatta Pulao

Gatta Rice/Gatta Pulao












Preparation Time- 60 minutes 
Serves -4


Ingredients :




 Basmati rice – 1 cup
 Boiled peas – ¼ cup
 Bay leaves – 2
 Cloves – 2
 Cinnamon – 1″ stick
 Cardamoms – 2
 Curry leaves – 1 stalk
 Red chili powder – 1 tsp
 Garam masala – ½ tsp
 Coriander powder – ½ tsp
 Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
 Salt to taste
 Juice of 1 lemon
 Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp
 Golden raisins – 1 tbsp
 Ghee or oil – 2 tbsp
 Ghatta pieces – ½ cup
 Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
 Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp

For Gattas

 Gram flour – ½ cup
 Oil – ½ tbsp
 Chili powder
 Salt to taste
 Oregano seeds – ¼ tsp

Method :


Method for gattas


 Mix flour, oil, chili powder, salt and oregano seeds, add 1 tbsp water.
 Make a hard dough. Break off a piece and roll into shape and size of a
finger.
 Put plenty of water to boil. Submerge ghattas (the rolls) and boil till done.
(About 1/2 hour)
 Drain, cool and chop into round 1-1 1/2 cm. long. Keep aside.

Method for Rice


 Boil rice in plenty of water. Each grain should be separate.
 Heat ghee in kadai (pan). Add mustard seeds, jeera, cashews, bay leaves,
cloves, cinnamon, cardamons and curry leaves.
 Add gattas and peas. Add masalas, lemon juice and salt.
 Stir fry till ghee separates. Add to the rice.
 Mix slowly and well. Heat either in warmer, heavy skillet, oven or cooker.
 Garnish with coriander.
 Serve hot with curd.



Tip :


 You can even use the readymade gattas easily available in the market.
Boil them in the same way.

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