Bisi Bele Bhaat

Bisi Bele Bhaat Recipe

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About Bisi Bele Bhaat Recipe:

A traditional south Indian dish made from cooked rice and dal mixed with spicy tamarind and vegetables curry/ sambar.

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Ingredients
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Ingredients for Bisi Bele Bhaat Recipe

  • As required Ingredients for masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Chana dal
  • 1 tablespoon Split white urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon Methi seeds
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander seeds
  • 5 No.s Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 3 Cardamoms
  • 4-5 Dry red chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Grated coconut
  • As required Ingredients for rice preparation
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 cup Toor dal
  • 1.50 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • NaN As required Salt
  • 3 cup Water
  • 4 tablespoon Ghee
  • As required Ingredients for sambar preparation
  • 10 No.s Sambar onions
  • 1 No.s Drumstick
  • 1/2 inch cup Green beans ,cut into lengthwise 1 s
  • 2 No.s Carrots
  • 1 No.s Green pepper
  • 2 No.s Tomatoes
  • 2 cup Tamarind water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • As required Ground spice mixture
  • 2 teaspoon Jaggery
  • 1/2 cup Steamed green peas
  • 1/4 cup Coriander leaves
  • As required Ingredients for Tempering
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaf
  • 2 No.s Dry red chillies
Nutrition
  • 38g Fat(4.43%)
  • 131g Protein(15.23%)
  • 554g Carbs(64.67%)
  • 129g Fiber(15.02%)
  • Other(0.64%)
Current Totals
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MacroNutrients
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Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
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  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Bisi Bele Bhaat Recipe

step 1

STEP 01

In a pressure cooker add 1 cup washed rice, 1 cup washed toor (arhar) dal, ½ turmeric (haldi) powder, salt to taste. Add 3 cups water and pressure cook for 2 whistles, turn the heat to low and simmer for another 3 to 4 minutes till rice and dal are soft and mushy. Turn off the heat and allow the pressure to release naturally. Keep aside.

step 2

STEP 01

In a preheated pan, add 1 tbsp chana dal (bengal gram), 1 tbsp split white urad dal. Roast for about 2 to 3 minutes on low to medium heat till dals turn light brown and not dark brown.

step 3

STEP 01

Then add 1 tsp methi (fenugreek) seeds, 2 tbsp coriander seeds, 4 to5 cloves (lavang), 1 inch cinnamon stick, 3 cardamoms (elaichi) and 4 to 5 dry red chillies. Roast on low till the aromas come through.

step 4

STEP 01

Lastly add 1tbsp poppy seeds and ¼ cup grated coconut. Continue roasting for about a minute. Turn off the heat.

step 5

STEP 01

Transfer the roasted ingredients to a grinding jar and grind to a powder. Bisi bele bhaat spice mix is ready. Keep aside.

step 6

STEP 01

In a pressure cooker add 10 sambar onions halved, 1 drumstick cut into 1 inch pieces, ½ cup green beans (french beans) cut into lengthwise 1 inch pieces, 2 carrots diced, 1 green pepper diced, 2 roughly chopped tomatoes, 2 cups tamarind water , ½ tsp asafoetida (hing), a little salt, 1 tsp turmeric powder , the ground spice mixture, 2 tsp jaggery.

step 7

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Add a little water and mix well. Pressure cook for 2 whistles and release the pressure immediately by holding the cooker under running water. Keep aside.

step 8

STEP 01

Open the rice cooker and stir the rice and dal and mash it a little with the back of the cooking ladle to make a coarse mixture. Add 2 tbsp of ghee and mix it in well.

step 9

STEP 01

Then add the cooked vegetable sambar mixture. And stir well to combine with the mashed rice. Check for salt and seasoning and adjust accordingly.

step 10

STEP 01

To make the tadka, in a preheated pan add 2 tbsp ghee, 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 sprig curry leaf, 2 dry red chillies . Saute till tadka (tempering) crackles.

step 11

STEP 01

Pour tadka over the bisi bele bhaat. Mix well.

step 12

STEP 01

Add ½ cup steamed green peas, ¼ cup chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

step 13

STEP 01

Bisi bele bhaat is ready. Seve topped with crunchy boondi.