Bisi bele bath

January 12, 2008 at 4:51 am Leave a comment

This is south indian rice dish. It tastes very good and healthy as well.
Sona masuri rice. :1 cup
Toor dal. :1 cup
Cut vegetables : each -1 cup (carrot , beat root,potato ,bringal)
Tamarind ( Freshly prepared thick paste ) :2 tablespoons
Turmeric :A pinch
Ginger garlic paste :1 teaspoon
Green chilli : 2 Cut in to small pieces
Bisi bele masala home made or store bought : 2 tablespoon
For popu ingredient’s:
Curry leaves : 10
Coriander leaves : To garnished.
Cumin,mustard seeds and hing (inguva) : each pinch
Vegetable oil : 4 tablespoons or ghee.
1.Take washed rice and toor dal in a pressure cooker then add 6 cups of water. Cover with lid and cook it for 4 to 5 whistles. Once the steam is gone, cook it on low flame.
2. While the rice and dal are cooking, then take another big bowl. heat ghee or oil. Add cumin and mustard seeds. Once they pop add curry leaves and ginger garlic paste. When ginger garlic paste turn brown, add, hing , green chilli and cut vegetables . When they start to get tender, add tamarind pulp, turmeric and salt. After 1 minute add the cooked and mashed rice, toor dal mixture, bisi bele masala along with 6 cups of water. Stir it well. Cover the pot and cook in simmer for about 10 minutes. Turn off the flame. Bisi bele  bath ready to serve.
Serve with a tea spoon of ghee and papads.
Preparation of Bisi bele masala
1 table spoon chana dal
1 table spoon Moong dal
1 Tsp coriander seeds
8 to10 cloves
cinnaman ( 1-2 Inch)
1/4 spoon Methi seeds
A pinch of pepper corn
5 red chillies
Fresh or dried coconut powder 2 Table spoons
Toast above ingradients and grind into smoth powder.

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