Saturday, April 21, 2012



Spicy powder and flavorful Dhal with vej rice , Healthy Meal &  Quick lunch menu, Bisebalabath is Karnataka Special food. 

Basmati rice – 400 grams
Toor dhal - 200 grams
Raw Peanuts – 100 grams
Tamarind – 1 lemon size

To roast and to powder:

Whole coriander seeds – 2 tbspn
Whole red chilies – 8
Channa dhal – 2 tbspn
Cumin seeds -  1 tspn
Dry coconut powder  - 2 tbspn
Cinnamon stick  - 2 inch size - 1
Clove – 3 

Methi seeds – ¼ tspn
Curry leaves – few
Hing (asafoetida) – two pinches (or) small piece

To temper:

Oil – 1 tbspn
Mustard seeds – 1 tspn
Pearl onions – 12
Garlic – 3  pods (optional)

Curry leaves – few.

Tomato -  2 
Carrot – 1
Beans – 10 

Ghee – 25 grams
Coriander leaves – for garnishing


Soak rice, peanuts and  dhal separately in different bowls. 
Soak tamarind in  half cup warm water and extract the juice.
Roast and powder the above-said ingredients.
Heat the oil in a cooker and  temper with  the above-said ingredients.  Stir well for about 5 minutes.
Add chopped tomato ,carrot, beans  and cook for 5 minutes.
Add soaked rice,  dhal and peanut.  stir well.
Add  1: 2 ½  cups  of water .  
 Add salt to taste, tamarind juice  and the freshly-ground masala powder.
Cover the cooker with lid and leave  for 3 whistles.
Finally, add ghee and mix well.
Granish with coriander leaves.
Serve it with pappad, chips or cauliflower roast or  potato roast.
Note : I added here coconut pieces. usually I will use dry coconut only.

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