Friday, September 16, 2016

Bisibele bath

Bisibele bath is very famous breakfast in karnataka. The rice and dal is mixed with spices and cooked well to get a coarse textured, soupy type of dish. This is very tasty and loved by everyone who eats it. Boondi or chips is a good combination for bisibele bath but with that also bisibelebath can be eaten and tastes amazing. The detailed recipe is described below.

Preparation time: 30min
Serves: 4 -5

For Bisibele bath powder:
Byadagi chillies [Less spicy variety] -8
Guntur chillies[ very spicy variety]-5
Coriander seeds/Dhaniya- 2tspoons
Urad dal -4tspoons
Chana dal -4tspoons
Cinnamon -1 inch
Clove -1
Asafoetida -Little quantity

Bisibele bath:
Oil -1/4 tablespoon
Mustard seeds -1/4 tspoon
Chopped Onion -1/2 cup
Chopped tomato -1/2 cup
Vegetables small quantity each -Carrot, Green peas, Capsicum [Can use vegetables as of your choice]
Bisibele bath -6 tspoons [or as of requirement]
Jaggery powder-1 tspoon
Tamarind -little quantity
Dry coconut powder -2 tspoons
Water -4 cups or more
Salt -as per taste
Washed Rice  -1/2 cup
Washed Toor dal -1/4 cup
Chopped Coriander leaves
Ghee - 4 tspoons


  1. Dry roast all the ingredients mentioned in  bisibelebath powder for few minutes, let it cool and grind it to powder, This powder can be prepared in large quantity and stored or get one Ready bisibele bath powder pack.
  2. Take a pressure cooker,Add oil When oil is hot add the  ingredients mentioned  above in  bisibelebath  one by one with 30 secs gap and saute in between. Check the taste of water now to adjust if  it requires more salt and bisibelebath powder, salt and spice should be little extra as it get  absorbed with rice.
  3. Close the lid of cooker and let it cook for 4-5whistles in medium flame.
  4. Once the pressure subsides, open the lid. If the consistency of bisibele bath is good for you then can   serve the bisibelebath . Or else if you like more gravy consistency type  then take required amount of water in a bowl, bring it to boil and add it to the bisibelebath, stirr well and adjust the salt as per    your requirement. Bisibelebath will be ready to serve. Garnish with boondi. For the recipe of boondi or chips check the recipe index