Bisi Bele Bath

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - raw rice
  • 1/2 cup - toor dal
  • Tamarind, big lemon size
  • 1 cup - pearl onions/shallots (about 12)
  • Asafoetida, a pinch
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 - potatoes
  • 1 cup - green peas
  • 1 tbsp - Bengal gram dal
  • 1 tbsp - black gram dal
  • 5 - red chillies
  • 2 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp - fenugreek
  • 2 tbsp - grated/shredded coconut
  • 1 stick - cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp - cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

How to Make Bisi Bele Bath

  • Wash and keep rice and red gram dal together in pressure cooker, adding 6 cups of water with a pinch of salt.
  • Clean and make tamarind paste and keep it aside.
  • Peel off the skin from potatoes and boil them.
  • Boil green peas separately and keep them aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, fry red chillies, Bengal gram dal, black gram dal, cinnamon, fenugreek seeds and grated coconut and make them into a powder.
  • Now heat oil in a kadai, add tamarind paste, asafoetida, salt, pearl onions, boiled potatoes and green peas, then add masala powder and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Now transfer these contents to the pressure cooker after the rice is cooked and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Fry cashew nuts in ghee, add them to rice and serve with potato chips or onion pachadi.
  • Recipe courtesy: http://tamilveg.blogspot.in/

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