Avalakki Bisi Bele Bath

avalakki bisi bele bath

Avalakki bisi bele bath is a delicacy. The powder you use for making rice bisi bele bath can also be used for preparing this food. Further, you can cook it faster than its rice counterpart.

Because moong dal is used in making avalakki bisi bele bath, there will be, most likely, no digestive or gas issues, which are sometimes associated with the use of toor dal.

Try avalakki bisi bele bath, for example, for a Sunday breakfast or lunch.

Use fresh, home-made kara boondi, curd, or potato chips as a side-dish for avalakki bisi bele bath.

how to sprout mung beans
Sprouted mung beans are nutritious
Sprouted mung beans are said to be healthier than mung. Here is how to sprout mung beans.

Servings: 3-4


1. Avalakki (thick) / aval / beaten rice 1 cup
2. Moong dal / mung / green gram dal / hesarubele 1/2 cup
3. Oil 1 and 1/2 to 2 tablespoons
4. Mustard 1/4 teaspoon
5. Tomato 1
6. Fresh peas 1 tablespoon
7. Onion 1
8. Carrot 1 no
9. Capsicum 1 small
10. Green beans 8-10
11. Curry leaves 1 sprig
12. Hing few pinches
13. Jaggery small piece
14. Turmeric 1/4 teaspoon
15. Tamarind juice to taste
16. Bisi bele bath powder / vangibath powder about 2 tablespoons
17. Salt to taste
18. Lemon juice
19. Fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon

How to make Avalakki Bisi Bele Bath?

1. Chop the onion, carrot, capsicum, tomato and green beans.

avalakki bisi bele bath s1

Cook carrot, peas and green beans till they are soft.
2. Cook moong dal in one-and-a-half cup of water, ensuring the dal is not cooked too soft.

avalakki bisi bele bath s3
3. Heat oil in a pan.

Add the mustards and hing when the oil is hot.

avalakki bisi bele bath s5
4. Add curry leaves, onion. Fry for a minute.

Add capsicum.

Fry till the capsicum are just soft.

avalakki bisi bele bath s6
5. Add the cooked vegetables, moong dal and tomato.

avalakki bisi bele bath s7

Add about three cups of water, making sure the mixture is watery.
6. Add bisi bele bath powder, tamarind juice, jaggery, turmeric and salt.

Bring the mixture to boil.

avalakki bisi bele bath s9
7. Wash the avalakki or aval.

avalakki bisi bele bath s10

Add it to the above mixture. Mix.
8. Boil for about 5 minutes.

If the mixture is thick add some more water and bring it to boil.

avalakki bisi bele bath s11
9. Turn off the stove.

Set aside for 3-5 minutes.

The avalakki or aval absorbs the water and becomes soft.

avalakki bisi bele bath s12
10. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Avalakki bisi bele bath is ready.

avalakki bisi bele bath

TIPS How to make Avalakki Bisi Bele Bath
1. When the bath is ready, add to it one-two teaspoons of ghee for extra taste. Mix.