Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Authentic Karnataka Style Bisi bele bath


Serving: 6

Ingredients:
Rice: 2 cup
Toor Dal: 1 cup
Moon Dal: 4tsp
Tamarind juice: 1/4 cup o
Tomato: 2
Green beans: 1/2 lb
Carrot: 2
Potato: 2
Peas:1/2 cup
Soaked Rajma: 1/4 cup(optional)
Soaked Garbanzo beans: 1/4cup(optional)
Chopped coriander leaves: 1/4 cup
Ghee: 2tbs


For masala:
Chana Dal---2 tbs
jeera---1/2 tsp
pepper--1/2 tsp
red chilli---20-25
Dhaniya--4 tsp
Poppy seeds---1/2 tsp
clove---4
Cinnamon----1/2 inch

Seasoning:

Mustered seeds:1/2 tsp
Jeera: 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves: 6
Red Chillies: 6
oil: 2 tbs
onion: 2

Dry fry all masala ingredients and make powder.
Wash 2 cup rice, Moong Dal and 1 cup toor dal, Chop all vegetables(beans, carrot, potato) Pressure cook rice, dal, vegetables, rajma, garbanzo beans all together with 8 cups of water.
for the cooked rice add 1 to 2 cup water and boil it.
mix the masala in the tamarind water and add to the rice, add two chopped tomato

chop one onion into thin lengthy pieces fry in the oil until it becomes brown. keep it aside

Prepare seasoning with mustered seeds, jeera, asifotida, curry leaves, red chilis once they start splutter add one chopped onion, when onion gets soft add seasoning to boiling rice.

Garnish with brown onion, chopped coriander leaves and ghee