Monday, July 25, 2011

Bisi Bele Bhath

                       Rice: 3/4 cup
                       Toor dal: 1 cup
                       Water: 6 cups
                       Mixed Vegetables: 1 cup (Beans, Carrot, Potato, Peas)
                       Onion(medium): 1 chopped
                       Tomato: 1 (chopped)
                       Ginger: 2'' piece (do not grate)
                       Tamarind: small lemon sized ball soaked in 1/2 cup of water
                       Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tspn
                       Peanuts: handful
                       Coriander leaves: 4-5 strands (chopped)
                       Jaggery: 3 tbspn
                       Oil: 5-6 tbspn
                       Ghee: 5-6 tbspn
                       Mustard seeds: 1/2 tspn
                       Asafoetida(hing): pinch
                       Red chilli: 2-3
                       Curry Leaves: 1 sprig
                       Salt to taste

Ingredients for BBB Powder:
                                                    Coriander seeds(dhania): 2 tbspn
                                                    Channa Dal: 1 tbspn
                                                    Urad dal: 1 tbspn
                                                    Red chilli: 8-10
                                                    Cinnamon: 2'' piece
                                                    Cloves: 3-4
                                                    Marathi Moggu: 2
                                                    Dry Kopra: 1/4 cup
                                                    Black Pepper: 1 tbspn
                                                    Methi Seeds: 1/4 tspn
                                                    Cumin seeds: 1 tspn

                 1. Heat a tspn of ghee in a pan and roast the ingredients listed for powder one by one. Grind together using little water. keep it aside.
                2. Pressure cook rice, toor dal, peanuts, turmeric powder, ginger using  6 cups of water.
                3. Heat oil in a pan, add onion and fry till light golden brown in color.
                4. Add chopped vegetables, tomato and salt. cook for 2 mins.
                5. Now add tamarind water and let it boil.
                6. Add the grinded paste, Jaggery and cook for sometime.
                7. Add chopped coriander leaves .
                8. Mix this with rice- dal mixture. Stir well.
                9. Heat remaining oil and ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida and  red chilli. Pour this over rice-dal mixture. mix well.
              10. Serve hot with Boondi.

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