Bisi Bele Bath Recipe

by Annamma Philipose

Bisi Bele Bath Recipe

Ingredients:

• 2 Cups Rice

• 1¼ Cup Tur Dal

• 1 Cup Grated Coconut

• 4 Tsp Oil

• ½ Cup Dried Coconut (Copra)

• 10 Beans

• 2 Carrots

• 2 Potatoes

• ¼ Kg Small Onions

• A Pinch Of Turmeric Powder

• 2 Tsp Tamarind Pulp

• 10 Red Chillies

• 2 Tsp Mustard Seeds

• ¼ Tsp Cumin Seeds

• ½ Tsp Coriander Seeds

• 1 Tsp Channa Dal

• 1 Tsp Urad Dal

• ¼ Tsp Pepper

• ¼ Tsp Fenugreek Seeds

• 1 Clove

• ¼ Tsp Aniseeds

• ½ Tsp Poppy Seeds

• 2 Cardamoms

• Little Cinnamon

• 20 Gm Cashew Nut

• Curry Leaves Few

• Coriander Leaves Few

• Ghee for Frying

• Salt to Taste

Method:

• Cut vegetables in uniform sizes and slice onions.

• Wash rice and dal thoroughly.

• Add a pinch of turmeric powder and chopped vegetables (except onion) and cook in adequate water.

• Heat little oil and fry channa dal, urad dal, pepper, cumin, coriander, fenugreek, and poppy seeds, aniseeds, cinnamon, cardamoms, red chillies.

• Grind these into mixture along with grated coconut.

• Heat oil, add mustard seeds. When mustard crackles, add curry leaves. Add tamarind juice, the grinded masala and salt to taste.

• Add to the boiled rice, mix well and cook for 5 mins.

• Add grated copra.

• Heat little ghee and fry cashew nuts until they become golden brown in colour. Add this to the rice.

• Garnish with chopped curry and coriander leaves.

 

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