Quick Bisi Bele Bath

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Rice - 1/2 cup (washed and soaked in water for half an hour)
  • Toor Dal - 3/4 cup
  • Medium potatoes, peeled and cut into big chunks - 2
  • Carrot, cut into big pieces - 1
  • Beans, cut into long pieces - 100 g
  • Capsicum, cut into big pieces (optional) - 1
  • Salt, according to taste
  • water to cook dal and Rice
  • For Seasoning:
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Mustard - 2 tsp
  • Gram dal - one tsp
  • Urad Dal - one tsp
  • For Paste:
  • Coconut - 1/2
  • Coriander seed - 1.5 tbsp
  • Gram dal - 1.25 tbsp
  • Urad Dal - 1 tbsp
  • Jeera (cumin seed) - 1 tsp
  • Red Chillies - 10 - 12
  • Pepper - 4 to 5 Corns
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch
  • Clove - 1
  • Fenugreek and mustard - a few
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Tamarind - small
  • 1 - medium Onion
  • 1 - medium Tomato
  • Jaggery - a small piece

How to Make Quick Bisi Bele Bath

  • In a pressure cooker, add the dal and enough water. Cook till half done. One whistle will be enough.
  • Roast all the dry ingredients listed for the paste, mix with the remaining ingredients and grind till smooth.
  • Once the dal is done, in a heavy-based cooker or pan, take oil.
  • Once the oil is heated, add mustard and allow it to splutter.
  • Add the gram and urad dals and fry till golden brown.
  • Now, add the ground paste and stir for a minute or two.
  • To this, add the cut vegetables and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the half-cooked toor dal ( including water) and the soaked and drained rice.
  • Add enough water to cook the rice well. The result should semi solid.
  • Add the salt and set the cooker. 1 or 2 whistles will be enough.
  • Serve hot with a dollop of ghee (optional), with potato chips and any raitha.