Broken wheat and vegetable sausages

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - broken wheat (dalia)
  • 1 cup - shelled peas
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into small pieces and deseeded
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp. - oil
  • 4 tbsp. - gram flour (besan)
  • salt to taste
  • For the tempering:
  • 2 tbsp. - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • a small bunch of curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder, optional

How to Make Broken wheat and vegetable sausages

  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Fry peas and bell pepper for a minute over medium heat. Lower heat and mix in the broken wheat and turmeric powder. Add chilli powder if required. Cook for 2 mins. on low fire.
  • Mix in 4 cups of water and salt to taste, and pressure cook the broken wheat till soft and till all the water is absorbed.
  • Cool at room temperature. Mash the cooked broken wheat and add the gram flour. Blend with your fingers to form a smooth dough.
  • Divide the dough into 4 portions.
  • Take 4 pieces of cling wrap. Place a single portion of the dough on one of the cling wrap pieces (6 inches long), wrap the cling wrap around the mixture and tighten the two sides to shape like a sausage. Make four such sausages and place in a steamer.
  • Steam these vegetable sausages (gattas) for 6-7 mins. Remove from the steamer and cool. Cut into half-inch pieces. Place on a serving plate.
  • Heat oil for tempering. Add mustard seeds and allow to splutter. Then, add the curry leaves. Pour over the gattas and serve as a starter.