Friday, December 2, 2011

Bisibele Bath

Bisi Bele Bath is a rice-based dish which is originated in the stated of Karnataka, India. Bisi bele bath translates to hot-lentil-rice in Kannada language.
The traditional preparation of this dish is quite elaborate and involves the use of spicy masala, toor dal and some vegetables. Spices like asafoetida, curry leaves and tamarind paste used in this preparation contribute to the unique flavor and taste of this dish.

1. Toor Dal -- 1/2Cup
2. Raw Rice -- 1Cup
3. Cumin Seeds -- 1/2tbsp
4. Mustard Seeds -- 1/2tbsp
5. Red Chilli -- 4 or 5
6. Salt -- To Taste
7. Asafoetida -- 1/4tbsp
8. Turmeric Powder -- 1Pinch
9. Green Chilli -- 2 or 3
10. Cahews -- 1/4Cup
11. Curry Leaves -- 8 to 10
12. Vegetables (Carrots & Green Peas) -- 1Cup
You can even add beans, brinjal, tomato, lady's finger etc according to your wish.
13. Tamarind Paste -- 1/4Cup
14. Bisi Bele Bath Masala -- 2tbsp

Method To Prepare:
1. Heat oil in a pressure pan and add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Let them crackle.
2. Once they start crackling, add green chilli, red chilli, curry leaves and cashews to it.

3. Fry them until cashew turn into brown color.
4. Then add chopped carrots and green peas.

5. Now add rice and toor dal to it.

6. Then add salt & turmeric powder to it. Also add sufficient water and close the lid.

7. Let the pressure pan do its job up-to 4 long whistles.
8. Open the lid of the pan once all the pressure is lost. Add tamarind paste and Bisi bele bath masala to it.
Mix it well and Serve Hot.

Now Lets Learn How to Make Bisi Bele Bath Masala.......


1. Red chilli -- 8 to 10
2. Fenugreek Seeds (Menthulu) -- 1/4tbsp
3. Mustard Seeds  -- 1/2tbsp
4. Cinnamon Stick(1inch) -- 2
5. Coriander Seeds -- 1tbsp
6. Channa Dal -- 1tbsp
7. Urad Dal -- 1tbsp
8. Cloves -- 4 or 5
9. Cardamoms -- 4 or 5
10 Dry Coconut Powder -- 2tbsp (This is Optional)

Method To Prepare:
1. First heat the pan & dry roast channa dal and urad dal. Then add red chillies, fenugreek, mustard, coriander seeds, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon to it. Fry until they turn into golden brown color.
2. Now grind everything into a fine powder.

Your Bisi bele Bath Masala is Ready.

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