Sunday, February 6, 2011

Wheat Bisi bele bath

Serving: 6

Cracked Wheat: 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
Cinnamon----1/2 inch

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 Cracked Wheat, Moong Dal and toor dal, Chop all vegetables(beans, carrot, potato) Pressure cook Cracked Wheat, dal, vegetables, rajma, garbanzo beans all together with 8 cups of water.
for the cooked Cracked Wheat add 1 to 2 cup water and boil it.
mix the masala in the tamarind water and add to the cooked Cracked Wheat, 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 becomes soft add seasoning to the boiling Cracked Wheat.

Garnish with brown onion, chopped coriander leaves and ghee.

For Gestational diabetes: If u are in USA try to buy cracked wheat from Winco foods as it has less carbs.