Bisi Bele Bath πŸ›| Flavoured Lentils Rice | Karnataka Special Dish | Mom’s Recipe πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³

Main Course: Rice recipe: Bisi Bele BathΒ 

Servings: 4Β 

Duration: 45 minutesΒ 

Bise Bele Bath is a spicy flavored lentils rice recipe and has unique taste originated from Karnataka. It’s Karnataka Special Dish served hot with fried boondi, potato πŸ₯”Β chips and raita πŸ™‚ . The main ingredient in this recipe isΒ Bisi Bele Bath PowderΒ , yesterday I shared the detailed recipe it has pungent essence and lovely to use homemade spice powder than store bought ones.

Let’s start with Ingredients and follows Procedure

Ingredients:

  • Sona Masoori Rice – 3/4 th cup – 120 gms
  • Red Gram / Kandi Pappu – 1/4 th cup – 40 gms
  • Rajma / Red kidney beans – 60 gms ( soaked 12 hours)
  • Bisi Bele Bath Powder ( click for recipe)Β – 3 Tb sp
  • Potatoes – 2 – Peeled off – Diced
  • Carrot – 1 – Peeled off & chopped
  • Beans – 8 – chopped – 1 inch
  • Green peas – frozen or fresh – 60 gms
  • Onion – medium sized- finely chopped
  • Tomato πŸ…Β – 1 – diced
  • Tamarind – lemon size – soaked in water & extract pulp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 10
  • Hing/ Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp
  • Cashew Nuts – 20
  • Butter – 3 Tb sp
  • Cooking Oil – 1 Tb sp
  • Turmeric Powder – pinch
  • Salt – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Jaggery pieces – 1 inch block or 2 Tb sp
  • Water – 640 ml ( to cook rice)

Procedure:

Cooking Rice, Lentils & Rajma:Β 

  • In cooking vessel add rice, red gram and Rajma, wash twice and add 640 ml water
  • In another bowl add chopped veggies, pinch of salt & turmeric powde and keep it on rice vessel.
  • I cooked them well in electric cooker. If you’re cooking in pressure cooker, cook for 3 whistles and reduce water accordingly
  • Take out rice vessel and gently mix , keep aside

Process of making Bisi Bele Bath:

  • Heat a deep vessel or Heavy bottom pan over medium heat
  • Add butter & oil, let it melt
  • Next add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, Asafoetida and cashew nuts
  • Saute 2 minutes and add chopped onion. Saute 2 more minutes and add diced tomatoes πŸ…
  • Saute & Cover with lid , let it cook 2 minutes or till it becomes mushy
  • Next add tamarind pulp,water (200 ml ) Β jaggery pieces, salt,Β Bisi Bele Bath Powder,Β Β Mix well and let it cook 5 minutes
  • Next add cooked rice, lentils, Rajma and veggies
  • Gently mix and cover with lid, let it cook over medium heat for 5 minutes
  • Open lid , gently mix and cook more 10 minutes over low heat, adjust water quantity according to your preference.
  • Serve hot with onion-tomato raita and potato πŸ₯”Β chips
  • Happy cooking 🌼 Have a joyful weekend πŸ˜€

Step by step process shown below with pictures:

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Note:

  • Adjust spices according to taste
  • Instead of butter you can add ghee
  • Double the ingredients to increase the quantity

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Perfect bowl of comfort for this rainy weather πŸ‘πŸΌ

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      πŸ˜€πŸ‘Œ truly awesome idea, thank you

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