Bise Bela Bhath

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - rice
  • 1/2 - coconut
  • 2 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1.5 tsp - channa dhal (Bengal gram dhal)
  • 1 tsp - urad dhal (black gram dhal)
  • 2 - cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 6 - pepper corns (dried)
  • 8-10 - red chillies
  • 2 - onions (big)
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Tamarind - as per taste
  • 2 tbsp - ghee

How to Make Bise Bela Bhath

  • Wash rice and dhal properly and cook in a pressure cooker, adding little turmeric powder and salt.
  • Cook the vegetables separately with salt.
  • Fry small onions until they are light brown in colour.
  • Extract tamarind pulp and boil it till raw flavour is lost.
  • Now, fry all the ingredients for grinding [adding grated coconut in the end] in a tablespoon of ghee.
  • Grind them into a fine paste adding little water.
  • Take a thick bottomed big vessel and put in the cooked rice and dhal, cooked vegetables, fried onions, ground paste and the tamarind pulp.
  • Keep it on medium heat mixing it now and then.
  • When well blended adjust salt and remove.
  • Now take 1/4 cup ghee in a pan and let it heat on low flame.
  • When hot add broken cashewnuts and curry leaves. As the cashews become brown pour them over the Bise Bele Bhath.
  • Serve hot with potato raita and crisp chips.