Monday, October 4, 2010

Bisibela bath

Bisibela bath is a blend of Toor dal, rice and all kind of vegetables.Its a healthy dish and has a mixed flavor . This dish is introduced to me by the city of bangalore.I went to B'lore on a family trip and was introduced to the wonderful dish.From that day it become my favorite. Try my recipe it will become ur favourite also.

Bisibelabath pwdr :
1.Red chillies - 10
2.Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
3.Chana dal - 1 tbsp
4.Urad dal - 1 tbsp
5.Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
6.Methi seeds - 1/4 tbsp
7.Coconut (shredded) - 1 tbsp

Dry roast all the ingredients and and cool it for some time. Then make it into a pwdr as shown below.
Method :
We can take all kinds of vegetables . Here i have taken 1 carrot, 1 potato, 1 red pepper, 4 beans ,4 ladies fingures , 10 pieces of ridge gourd and few drumsticks.Cut them lenghthwise as shown below. Take 1 big onion , 1 1/2 tomatoe , 4 chillies and chop them . Take a small lemon size tamarind and take out the juice.Take equal proportion of rice and toor dal .But I have taken 3/4 cup of rice and 1/2 cup of toor dal , as it is so much for 2 of us.Wash it and soak for 1/2 an hour
In a pressure cooker . add rice,toor dal, carrot,potatoes,beans,ridge gourd ,half the onion,half the tomato ,2 chillies and sprinkle some turmeric pwdr and add 5 cups of water for 1 1/4 cups of (rice & toor dal).Cook it till u get 3 whistles.Take it in a separate container after cooking as shown below.
In the same cooker , add some oil and splatter some mustard seeds, cumin seeds and methi seeds. Saute the remaining vegetables , ladies fingure,red pepper, drumsticks and add the turmeric juice......

Let it comr to a boil. Now add the powdered masala to ur taste . After some time add the rice mixture into the cooker and mix it well.

Sprinkle some salt and add a tbsp of ghee. Serve it hot with chips same saravana bhavan taste .. Try it , sure it will remind our chennai restaurant taste.


Anonymous said...

hi savitha! i tried ur bisibela bath recipe for the first came out really hubby liked it so much....thank u....keep on posting new recipes

Anonymous said...

Hi savitha! i tried ur bisibelabath recipe for the first time....came out really well...i loved its aroma and colour...thank u....keep on posting new recipes....i love to try ur sweet recipes also

Unknown said...

Thank u Latha.Hope u enjoyed the rice.

Anonymous said...

Thank u so much for your recipe Savitha!
tasted too good...did exactly as you said. thanks a million.

Unknown said...

Thank you for trying Pradeepa.

Unknown said...

Just hopped in here for the first time,must say u have a nice space here with lots of yummy recipes...Bisibelebath is my fav too...Nice tempting click.

Happy blogging enjoy cooking....

Unknown said...

Awesome recipe Savitha. Just did tge way u mentioned and it tasted heaven. Thank u so much for the wonderful recipe..

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