BisiBela Bath

Ingredients (Translation)

1 cup Rice
1/2 cup Redgram dal (Tur dal)
Tamarind- a small lemon size
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Bengalgram dal
1 tsp Blackgram dal
Groundnuts- few
Curry leaves- few
Carrot- 1
1/4 cup Peas
Beans- 10
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Jaggery- little
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil

For masala paste
1 1/2 tsp Bengalgram dal
1 tsp Blackgram dal
1/2 tsp Coriander seeds
2 Red chilli
Cinnamon stick- a small piece
2 Cloves
2 Cardamom
3 tsps Coconut powder

Cut the carrot and beans into long pieces. Clean the rice and dal and pressure cook it.

Soak the tamarind in some water and extract the juice.

Roast the masala ingredients and grind it to a paste.

Heat oil, add mustard seeds, bengalgram dal, blackgram dal. When it starts spluttering, add the curry leaves, groundnuts, turmeric powder and finally the extracted tamarind juice. Add the masala paste, salt, vegetables and jaggery. Let it cook for some time.

Finally add the cooked rice and dal and mix well. Bring it to a boil.

Garnish with coriander leaves and some ghee. Serve hot.

Sending it over to Shama's First cooked food event.
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Anonymous said...

Hi there,

Thank you for the receipe. It looks simple. I shall try and post you the outcome.

Swapna said...

I have to try this.. a friend used to share her's with me in college.. Love it

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