Bisibelebath (BBB)

Bisibelebath is a traditional dish from the garden city,Bangalore.It is very healthy & delicious.It just has that Indian Tadka,which will tickle your tastebuds with a spicey dish. 


1.Toor dal             1/2 cup
2. Rice                   1/2 cup
3.Mixed diced vegetables      1-2c ups
4.Dry copra or dry coconut  1/4 cup grated
5.Tamarind paste    1 spn.

Take a vessel & add about 1tbs of oil,washed toor dal, a pinch of turmeric and 6 cups of water. Boil till the toor dal is almost done. This will take about 1/2 an hour.
Chana dal 2 tsp full,Urad dal 1 tsp full,cinnamom 2-4 half inch pieces,cloves 3-5,Cardamom 2,Methi seeds 4 seeds,coriander seeds 1/4 cup, Dry red chillies 5,Curry leaves a few sprigs.Take a drop of ghee fry all the above dry ingredients in the same order.Dals first and once they turn reddish-brown, the others follow. Fry till a nice aroma picks up. Cool and powder it.
Wash and drain the rice and add to the boiled dal along with the mixed diced vegetables. Add water and leave it to boil. When the rice is half done, add salt and dry copra. Mix in about 1/2 tsp of tamarind paste and stir well.
Add water to the BBB powder and make it into a paste & add it into the vessel.
Make sure the BBB is a little watery otherwise it will become hard when it cools. Switch off the stove after a single boil. Season with mustard seeds, heeng,cashewnuts and curry leaves.

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