Bisi bela bhaat recipe (BBB)- Karnataka special

Bisi bela bhaat recipe (BBB)- Karnataka special

A popular cuisine of Karnataka, basically a sambar rice variety is a complete meal in itself. I love this delicious rice and make it very frequently. You can serve this with curds or raita and papads. If you start browsing,you will find different versions of making this rice variety. This is how I make.

Notes-

Use MTR bisi bella masala or you can even make it yourself.

Bisi bela bhaat recipe (BBB)- Karnataka specialA popular cuisine of Karnataka, basically a sambar rice variety is a complete meal in itself. I love this delicious rice and make it very frequently. You can serve this with curds or raita and papads. If you start browsing,you will find different versions of making this rice variety. This is how I m...

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  • Coursemain course
  • Cuisinenorth indian
  • Cooking Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Preparation Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Total Time40 minutesPT0H40M

Ingredients

Rice
2cups
Tuvar dal
1cup
Mixed vegetables- (potatoes,carrots,peas,cauliflower)
1cup
Onion- chopped
1
Tamarind paste
1tbspn
Salt to tasteTurmeric powder
1tsp
Oil
2tsp
Mustard seeds
1tsp
Jeera/cumin seeds
1tsp
Fenugreek seeds
1/2tsp
Ghee
1tbsp
Bisi bela masala
Use the readymade
ones available in markets or try making this one.
Dessicated coconut- (optional)
1tbsp
Cinnamon
1''
Cloves
4-5
Whole pepper
4-5
Coriander seeds
1tbspn
Tuvar dal
1tsp
Chana dal
1tsp
Dried red chillies
3
Add the masala or  make the ground powder as per requirement. My son does not like it too hot, so I dont add more than of the store bought bisi bella masala.
2tsps

Steps

  1. Heat half a teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add tuvar dal,chana dal,coriander seeds,cinnamon,pepper,cloves and coconut. Saute for sometime. Keep it aside. Grind everything together. (if using coconut)
  2. Soak rice and dal for sometime. Drain the water.
  3. Heat rest of the oil in a pressure cooker. Add mustard seeds,cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  4. Then add the onions and saute till they are translucent.
  5.  Then add the cut vegetables and tamarind water followed by turmeric powder and salt. Cook for sometime.
  6. Then add the ground powder or the readymade masala.
  7. Then add  the soaked rice and dal. Add salt. Mix everything properly and cook in the pressure cooker adding water as per requirement. The rice should be mushy(well cooked) and not too dry.
  8. Serve hot with raitha and papad.