is cooked in Three stages.
First stage, Cook the Rice and Dhall separately. If you have old rice,
overcook the rice so that rice is not hard after cooking. Dhall should not
be over cooked or under cooked. See that it is properly cooked and keep
them separately. Take care to add one spoon of salt along with rice before
In second stage, steam cook the vegetables till they are 3/4 cooked. Take
care to add little salt and 1/4 spoon of Sugar to the vegetables before
you steam cook. This will enhance the green colour of vegetables. Take
some oil/ghee in a Kadai and fry Onions till they are translucent. Add the
onions to semi cooked vegetables.
PREPARATION OF SPICES POWDER
Take two spoons of ghee in a tempering ladle and put Maratti Moggu and
heat on a medium flame. When the Moggu starts bursting, immediately remove
the Moggu in a cup. Now take one spoon of ghee and add red chillies and
all the other spices as mentioned above. Heat on low flame for
exactly one and half minutes. Keep on turning the spices in the
Add one spoon Asafoetida just before you remove the spices from stove . Now
add these spices to Maratti Moggu. After the mix of spices cools down,
make a powder of the spices.
Take care not to make very fine powder. It should be slightly coarse. Also
grate copra and set aside.
GRAND FINAL MIXING
Take a large vessel and add Rice and Dhall Mix thoroughly. Now add
partially cooked vegetables and spices powder and three spoons of Sambahar
powder. Add Tamarind extract, salt and grated Copra. Slowly mix the spices
Let this semi prepared Bisibele Bhath stand for about one hour or so.
After one hour, add little water till the consistency of the Bhath reaches
thick dosai batter.
Now put the whole thing in a pressure cooker and Cook till one whistle.
Remove the cooker from the stove and when the steam subsides, add three
spoons of Ghee and copra powder and mix well.
Serve Bisibele Bhath piping hot.
There are a lot of quick fix versions of Bisibele Bhath recipes but this
method will give you a taste that you will never forget.!!
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