Bisi Bele Bath
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Author mrs.namita.praveen Yield No Value
Published Feb 6, 2008 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Rices Preparation Time 60 Minutes
Ingredient Rice Standing Time 1 hour
Description: As the name goes bisi (hot) and bele (lentils)andBath (means Sauce mixed with rice).This Bath(rice) is very good combo of rice and daals with mix vegetable coated with spices!

Recipe of Bisi Bele Bath

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Green Cardamom 1 Numbers
Marathi Moggu(Badi Laung,Tokamiriyalu) 2 Numbers
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Sambhar Powder(optional) 1/4 Teaspoons
Sugar(optional) 1/2 Teaspoons
Garam Masala(optinal) 1/4 Teaspoons
Tomato 1 Numbers
Oil 2 Tablespoons
Cinnamon Stick 1 inch
Cloves 2-4 Numbers
Dry Red Chillies 4-5 Numbers
Coriander Seeds 1 Tablespoons
Urad Daal(black Gram Dal) 1 Tablespoons
Curry Leaves 8-10 Piece
Chana Daal(bengal Gram Dal) 1 Tablespoons
Mustard Seeds 1 1/2 Teaspoons
Ghee/Clarified Butter 1 Tablespoons
Water 3 Cup
Tamarind Juice Of 1/2 Lemon Size
Coconut( Fresh) 2 Tablespoons
Onion (sliced) 1 Small
Mix Vegetable(beans,carrot,peas &potato) 1 Cup
Toor Dal 2 Cup
Rice 1 Cup
Peppercorns 3 Numbers
Turmeric Pdr 1/4 Teaspoons
Hing(Asofoetida) Pinch


1)Wash Toor Daal and cook it. 2)Wash rice and keep aside. 3)Dry roast-----Chana daal,Urad daal,Coriander seeds,Cinnamon stick,clove Cumin seeds,Marathi moggu,Cardamom,pepper&Red chillies.Do this on low medium heat.As you remove from heat add hing.Make a fine powder along with coconut.Keep aside. 3)Heat oil in a heavy bottom vessel and sliced onion fry it nicely.Add Chopped Tomatoes. 4)When tomatoes are done add chopped veggies and mix well. 5)Add washed rice and salt.mix well. 6)Add tamarind juice,Grinded powder,Garam masala &sambhar powder.Mix well.Add water and mix nicely, 7)Transfer all the contents in cooker and cook well.(if you do not have cooker,cover the lid and cook on a low flame) 8)When it is done you will see its bit watery consistency dont worry that's what we want trasfer in other vessel.give it a mix.You will see it will look like a dosa batter consistency.(Generally i like more watery so i add more water) 9)In a pan heat ghee,Mustard seeds let that splutter & then add curry leaves. Add this temering to rice and mix well. Serve hot with melted ghee,papadam,,Cucumber raita and pickle of your choice.More the ghee more the taste..forget the calories and relish this dish.Overwhelmed by the blend & flavor of aromatic spices anyone will devour Bisi Bele Bath in moments and thats not an exaggeration..:)
Posted Feb 6, 2008

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Neha Apr 7, 2010
Hi Sanjay

Thanks for this. I however din't get at what step one has to put the cooked Toor Daal.

sai bhavani Oct 14, 2008
WOW,this site is superb.i would never know these many things abt cooking if it is not for this one and only one great site .
vah Sanjay!! looking forward to meet u someday.

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