Friday, November 7, 2008

Bisi Bele Bath


INGREDIENTS

1 cup raw rice
3/4 cup toor dal
2 cups mixed veggis ( potatoes, carrots, green peas, green beans )
1 onion ( sliced)
2 tomatoes ( chopped)
2 tbs tamarind paste ( thick)
6 cups of water
1/2 tsp turmuric powder
salt


INGREDIENTS FOR MASALA

1 tbs oil
2 tbs coriander seeds
2 tbs kus kus ( poppy seeds)
2 tbs chana dal ( bengal gram)
2 tbs coconut powder
6 dry red chillis
2 inch cinnamon stick
2 cloves


INGREDIENTS FOR TADKA

3 Tbs oil
1 tsp cumin seeds and musturd seeds
1/2 tsp methi seeds ( fenugreek seeds)
2 cloves of garlic ( chopped)
1 sprig curry leaves
1 bay leaf
pinch of hing

FOR GARNISH

3 Tbs ghee
3 tbs roasted cashews
cilantro




METHOD
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Soak toor dal and rice in water for 30 min
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Heat 1 tbs of oil in a pan , add all masala ingredients ( except coconut ) and roast on a low flame
for 4 to 5 min then add coconut powder and roast everything for 1 more min ( make sure not to burn masala)
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Cool all the roasted masala ingredients and make a fine powder , mix with 1/2 cup of water and keep aside
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Heat 3 tbs of oil in a preassure cooker ,add all tadka ingredients , then add sliced onions,sautee on low flame until onions are brown
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Now add chopped tomatoes , mixed veggies and turmuric , fry everything for 2 min then add
soaked toordal and rice and 5 tp 6 cups of water
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Cover with lid and preassure cook for 3 wistles ,until dal and rice is fully cooked and soft
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Now add tamarind paste , masala paste and salt to the preassure cooked dalrice and veggi
mixture
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Mix everything and cook on a low flame for 10 min
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Heat 3 tbs of ghee in another pan add cashews , roast them and pour over cooked bibibele bath mixture along with ghee
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Garnish with cilantro
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Done serve hot with potato chips , papads and raitha

35 comments:

G.Pavani said...

it looks colurful,tasty and it should be tasty...

Happy cook said...

How come all your dishes looks so delicious.
My hubby was next to me while i was looking to this, and he was saying, how come i don't make this.
Should giv it a try then isnt it :-)

Kitchen Flavours said...

Iam hungry. All because of your recipe. :-) I had this at one of my friends house. She is a native of Bangalore. She added Bondi to this. Adding cashew nuts is something yummy and yummy.

Sharmila said...

Have always loved this dish ... thanks for sharing the recipe. :-)

Lavi said...

sagari..should i say iam drooling?
This is a Real Divine BBB...

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

Bisi Bele Bath is tempting. It is lunch time here and I am so very very hungry after seeing this.

Pearlsofeast said...

Sagari u always tempt me ur classic photos.The presentation is very good.I had tried this and it was awesome.

Roopa said...

Oh my husband loves this:) I love them too, but we dont get to prepare it often as we make the store bought masala to make it, maybe i will try it your way:)

UjjU said...

BBB is welcome nytime at home. Yours looks so tasty. :)

aparna said...

It looks colorful and tasty.

Malar Gandhi said...

GOSH! What a color! Very inviting I must say....

anudivya said...

Very nice... the pics are just great.

srikars kitchen said...

looks colourful & delicious..

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

I WISH I COULD CHANGE MY LUNCH PLANS OH THATS NOT REALLY POSSIBLE BUT I HAVE BOOKMARKED IT SO THIS WILL BE FOR LUNCH SOMETIME NXT WEEK :)

Cham said...

My fami fav, it is divine ur plate

n33ma said...

Just looking at you I can say it was tasty.Thanks for the wishes.

Kalai said...

My husband would love this! I'll try it out on him sometime soon! :)

raaji said...

love to have this anytime.....my fav.

Usha said...

Looks delicious..this is one of my faves...

Gita's Kitchen said...

The dish looks so mouth-watering, great color...

Curry Leaf said...

Colourful and tempting.I am not a big fan of this BBB,though I love what they serve at MTR Blore.Yours is tempting me to try it at home.

Vanamala said...

Nice plate of bisibele bath & so colorful..

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

very colorful.. love the bright color from the red chillis.. urs has come out so good.. i can see that from ur pic.. next time i make bisibele, i know where to look for recipe :)

Priya said...

Woww wat a lovely colour...one of my fav dish...plate looks inviting..Delicious , fabulous Sagari..

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

SO tempting pic. Look so good. Nice recipe. Plate full of divine. YUM!

Shillu said...

Lovely! I can eat this off from my computer screen! Yumm! licking my lips!! hehehehe

vidhas said...

Wow! it looks so.. delicious. you have something waiting in my blog. Kindly check it out

Jaishree said...

woooooooow!Bisi Bele Bath is tempting..it looks colurful n tasty..Nice Presentation sagari:)

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sowmya said...

that looks extremely tempting..great recipe..and one of the best food i love..

Tina said...

very colourful recipes nd presentation....luv ur blog great work......

Divya Vikram said...

Whoa..You make simple comfort food look gorgeous with your pics..

Sunshinemom said...

What a tempting picture of my favourite Karnataka dish!! Looks as fiery as the one Prasad hotel at Bangalore serves. I do not add khus khus in the masala, but will try it next time!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

i tried bisi bele bath.. but modified the recipe acc to my own method. it was yummmmy.. thx sagari.

Roochi said...

so colourful... i like the consistency in which you have made it... its just great