Bisi Bele Bhath Recipe

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bisibhela 02 - Bisi Bele Bhath
Rice – 2 1/2 Cups
Tuvar Dhal – 1 cup (Boiled with a pinch of turmeric and asafoetida and mashed well)
Sambar onions – 1 cup
Tomato – 4 chopped
Chopped Vegetables – 2 carrots, 1 chow chow, handful of beans, 4 brinjals.
Drumstick – 2 boiled and the pulp extracted
Green chilies slit lengthwise – 6 to 7
Salt to taste

To temper
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Red chillies – 3
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – 3 sprigs

For Masala
Channa dhal – 2 tsp
Red chillies – 10
Dry coconut – 3 tbsp
Dhania – 2 tsp
Fry the above in little oil and grind to a coarse powder

Take a heavy bottom vessel or a pressure cooker and heat oil. add the items to temper.Now add the sambar onions, green chillies and tomato and fry till tomato is soft. Add the cut vegetables and fry for a while till the raw smell goes followed by the drumstick pulp.

Finally add in the soaked rice, boiled and mashed tuvar dhal and the masala powder and mix well and check for salt. Add in enough water (1 : 4 rations is also ok as we need it real mushy) and close the cooker lid and wait for 3 whistles.

Garnish with cashews fried in ghee and chopped coriander. Serve hot with appalam, chips or tomato thokku

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3 thoughts on “Bisi Bele Bhath

  1. Lakshmi said on August 23, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    Ani I liked your version of Bisibelebath… Happy to have found u r recipe on the net

  2. anandanatarajan said on March 4, 2010 at 1:06 am

    good presentation

  3. Mrs. GEETHA RAMANARAYANAN said on February 9, 2010 at 6:25 am

    yeah, the recipe is useful to me. tan q.

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