Easy Bisi Bele Bath

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • To pressure cook:
  • 1/2 cup - Rice
  • 1/4 cup - Toor dal
  • 2.5 cups - Water (or adjust according to desired consistency)
  • To roast:
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp - Channa dal
  • 4 - Red chillies
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 1" stick - Cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp - Coconut grated
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - Jeera
  • a pinch - Asafoetida
  • 8 - 10 - Curry leaves
  • 10 - Cashew nuts
  • 1 tsp - Raisins (optional)
  • Other ingredients:
  • 2 cups of Veggies (like onions, potatoes, carrots, peas, corn)
  • 2 pods - garlic finely chopped
  • Salt
  • a pinch - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - Oil
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • Tamarind (small lime size)
  • Coriander leaves- for garnish

How to Make Easy Bisi Bele Bath

  • Pressure cook rice and dal together with water till they turn soft.
  • Roast the ingredients as listed except coconut, till it turns golden brown and then add coconut and saute for one minute and grind it to a fine powder.
  • Soak tamarind in warm water and extract 2 cups of tamarind water and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute the hopped vegetables and garlic for 5 minutes.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and tamarind extract.
  • Let the mixture boil for 10 minutes till the vegetables are cooked and raw smell of tamarind goes off.
  • Add the ground masala powder, cooked rice and dal and salt if necessary.
  • Mix well and turn off the heat.
  • For the seasoning, heat ghee in a pan and add mustard seeds, jeera, asafoetida, curry leaves, cashew nuts and raisins and let it splutter and slight roasted.
  • Pour the seasoning on the vegetable mixture.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen

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