|1.||Rice 1 cup|
|2.||Toor dal 1 cup|
|3.||Groundnut 1 tablespoon|
|6.||Knol khol 1 big|
|7.||Green beans 15-20|
|8.||Ghee 2-3 teaspoons|
|9.||Tamarind paste / tamarind juice to taste|
|10.||Jaggery to taste|
powder 1/4 teaspoon
|12.||Bisi bele bhath powder 2 tablespoons|
|13.||Salt to taste|
|14.||Garnishing: coriander leaves|
|1.||Oil 2 tablespoons|
|2.||Mustard 1/2 teaspoon|
|3.||Curry leaves 2 sprigs|
|6.||Hing / asafoetida 2 pinches|
knol kol and green beans
into one-inch long pieces.
Wash groundnuts. Soak them in water.
rice and toor dal.
Add carrot, knol kol, green beans and peas.
Add about 4 to 4-and-1/2 cups of water and cook in the pressure cooker. Cooked dal should be soft.
Cook the rice, dal and vegetables separately, if you cannot estimate the water required to cook everything together.
about 6 cups of water in
a large utensil.
Add bisi bele bath powder, tamarind paste, turmeric, jaggery and salt. Mix.
Boil for 1 minute.
the cooked rice-dal-vegetable mixture. Mix.
Cook till the vegetables absorb the salt and the mixture becomes moderately thick.
Make sure the mixture has some liquid in it.
If you find the mixture to be too thick add about 1/2 a cup of water or add the same according to your preference.
|6.||Add chopped tomato and groundnuts. Mix.|
Chop capsicum and onions.
Heat oil in a utensil.
Add mustard seeds. When these began to splutter, add curry leaves.
Add hing, onions and capsicum. Fry till these become tender.
the prepared seasoning to the cooking mixture
Switch off the stove.
aside the mixture for 10-15 minutes.
The mixture becomes thicker, as the rice absorbs the liquid.
Bisi bele bath is ready. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve with khara boondi and or potato chips.
|TIPS||How to make Bisi Bele Bath|
|1.||If you prefer the bath to be less spicy, decrease the quantity of the bisi bele bath powder.|
|2.||If bisi bele bath is watery, grind 1-2 tablespoon of fresh coconut gratings to a paste and add it to bisi bele bath. Bring to boil.|
|3.||Use beetroot in addition to, or as a substitute for, knol khol for a more nutritious bisi bele bhath.|