Bisi Bele Bhath is the signature dish of Karnatak. A one dish meal easy to cook, very filling, and nutritious.
|Rice – 1 cup
Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) – 3/4 cup
Onions(peeled) – 1 cup
Potatoes(diced) – 1 cup
Peas – 3/4 cup
Tomatoes(Large) – 2 nos
Tamarind juice – 2 tbsp
Salt – As reqd
Ghee – 3 tbsp
Oil – 4 tbsp
Bisibele bhath masala powder-2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder – As reqd
Chopped coriander leaves
Fresh grated coconut
|3 cup||Red gram|
|1 cup||Onions (chopped)|
|1 cup||Potatoes(peeled & cut)|
|2 tsp||Tamarind juice|
|Salt as required|
|2 tsp||Bisibele masala powder|
|1 T||Turmeric powder|
|Chilly powder as required|
|Coriander leaves (chopped for garnishing)|
1)Cook diced potatoes (don`t overcook).
2)Pressure cook red gram/toor dhal by adding turmeric powder.
3)Cook rice separately and allow it to cool.
4)Soak tamarind in water for sometime and then extract the juice.
5)Heat oil in a pan.
6)Add little bisibele bhath masala powder.
7)Add onions and fry them till translucent.
8)Add tomatoes and cook for another 3 minutes.
9)Add peas, cooked potatoes and cooked dal.
10)Add remaining masala powder, tamarind juice and about 1 cup of water and bring it to boil.
11)Add salt and chilly powder as required.
12)While boiling, add cooked rice and simmer for another 5 minutes.
13)Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and fresh grated coconut.
14)Pour little ghee on top.
:- Serve hot.
For bisibele bhath masala powder:
Coriander seeds(Malli) – 2 tsp
Fenugreek(Uluva) – 1/4 tsp
Cinnamon(Karugapatta) – 1" piece
Cloves(Grambu) – 3 nos
Cardamom(Elakka) – 1 no
Red chillies(Kollamulaku) – As reqd
Grated dry coconut
Roast all the ingredients in little oil, till good smell comes. Add dry coconut and fry for another minute. Grind it and store in a air tight container.