Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Bisi Bele Bath

Bisi Bele Bath is a traditional karnataka dish. Bisi Bele Bath is made with rice,
toor dal, tamarind, vegetables and Bisi Bele Bath masala powder.


1&1/4 cups of  rice
3/4 cups of Toor dal
2 carrots (1 & 1/2 Inch Pieces)
10-15 string beans (1 & 1/2 Inch pieces)
1/2 green pepper (1 Inch pieces)
4 - 5 tbs MTR Bisi Bele Bath powder
1/4 tbs turmeric
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder to taste
1/2 tbs mustard
1/2 tbs cumin
A pinch of hing
2 Red chillies
2 - 3 tbs ghee
Tamarind size of a lime
10-15 Pieces of cashew nuts
coriander leaves for garnishing



1. Wash the rice and toor dal thoroughly. Place it in a container with 4 &1/2 cups
of water and chopped vegetable.
2. Soak the tamarind in  hot water about 30min. Take out the tamarind pulp 
from tamarind and keep it aside.
3. Heat ghee in a pan.  Add red chilly pieces, mustard, cumin, turmeric, hing and 
cashew nuts fry for a min. When mustard start splutter add the tamarind juice, 
salt and mix thoroughly for 10 min.
4. Add the red chilly powder, Bisi Bele Bath powder and mix well.
5. Add the cooked rice, dal and vegetables. Stir well with adding water
desired consistancy and cook on low flame  for 8min.
6. Finally garnish with coriander leaves.
7. Delicious and mouth watering Bis Beli bath is ready to serve with potato chips.

Tip: MTR Bisi Bele Bath powder helps me to reduce the time to cook the 

        Bisi Bele Bath.


Sook said...

This dish looks fabulous!

Tina said...

Yummy yummy...