Bisibelabath Recipe

Ingredients

Bisi belebhath masala:

4 tsp coriander seeds

4 tsp chana dal

2 tsp urad dal

1 tsp jeera / cumin

¼ tsp methi / fenugreek seeds

½ tsp pepper

3 pods cardamom / elachi

1 inch cinnamon / dalchini

4 cloves / lavang

2 tbsp dry coconut / copra

2 tsp poppy seeds / khus khus

1 tsp sesame seeds / til

1 tsp oil

12 dried kashmiri red chilli

few curry leaves

pinch of hing / asafoetida

Other ingredients:

½ carrot, chopped

5 beans, chopped

2 tbsp matar / peas

½ potato / aloo, cubed

2 tbsp peanuts

2 cups water

¼ tsp turmeric / haldi

1½ tsp salt

¾ cup tamarind extract

½ tsp jaggery / gud

½ onions, petals

1 cup toor dal, cooked

2½ cup rice, cooked

1 cup water

1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter

For tempering:

2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter

1 tsp mustard / rai

1 dried red chilli

pinch of hing / asafoetida

few curry leaves

10 whole cashew / kaju

Preparation

1.Firstly, cook vegetables, 2 tbsp peanuts, 2 cups water, ¼ tsp turmeric and 1 tsp salt.Now add ¾ cup tamarind extract, ½ tsp jaggery and ½ onions. boil for 10 mins.

2.Further add 1 cup of cooked toor dal, 2½ cup of cooked rice and 1 cup water.Add 4 tsp of bisi bisi bele bath masala and simmer for 20 mins.Pour the tempering and serve bisi bele bath with boodi or mixture.