Gahat Rasmi Badi Recipe (Uttaranchal Kulith Koftas In Tomato Onion Gravy)

Equipments Used: Kadai (Wok) / Heavy Bottomed Pan, Dhokla & Idli Steamer With Plates

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 40 mins | Total time: 50 Mins | Serves: 2


  • 1 Cup Horse Gram Dal (Kollu) , soaked overnight
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 Green Chillies , chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1 Onion , chopped finely
  • 1 Tomato , chopped finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Salt , to taste

Directions for Gahat Rasmi Badi Recipe (Uttaranchal Kulith Koftas In Tomato Onion Gravy)

  1. To prepare Gahat Rasmi Badi Recipe (Uttaranchal Kulith Koftas In Tomato Onion Gravy), soak Gahat dal in water overnight. Drain the excess water and grind them into a coarse paste with turmeric, chopped green chilies and a little salt.
  2. Scoop a tablespoon of grounded paste and roll into small round balls. Ensure that the batter is firm to do koftas and is not watery.
  3. Steam the balls in a steamer or in an idly cooker for about 10 minutes until they are cooked completely. Remove the koftas once it is cooked and keep it aside.
  4. Heat a medium sized non-stick pan. Add oil to the pan.
  5. Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  6. Stir in the chopped onions and cook until they become transparent.
  7. Add ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes off.
  8. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they become mushy.
  9. Add spice powders and combine them well.
  10. Now, add water to the onion-tomato mixture and cook until they are completely cooked
  11. Season it with salt. Now add steamed gahat balls to the curry.
  12. Cook with the lid covered over medium flame for about 5 minutes until the balls are blended completely with the curry.
  13. Serve Gahat Rasmi Badi Recipe (Uttaranchal Kulith Koftas In Tomato Onion Gravy) with hot steamed rice and kulcha.

Til Chutney (तिल चटनी)

Sesame seeds and coriander chutney

Prep time: 5 mins | Cook time: 2 mins | Total time: 7 Mins | Serves: 2


  • 4 Tbsp Sesame seeds | Ellu
  • 2 Cups Loosely packed Coriander leaves
  • 2 Garlic Pods
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 2 Tbsp Lime juice

  1. Toast the sesame seeds until golden brown in a low flame. It might take about a minute.
  2. Grind this toasted seed coarsely first. Then along with this add the other ingredients and grind it.
  3. Serve it with Gahat Dal Paratha or even with other breakfasts like idly and dosa.