Bisi Bele Bhath



  1. Rice
  2. Chana Dal ( Yellow split peas )
  3. Mung Dal
  4. Toor Dal (lentils)
  5. Green peas
  6. Carrot
  7. Onions
  8. Green chilli’s
  9. Cardamom
  10. Cloves
  11. Cinnamon
  12. Jeera
  13. Turmeric
  14. Ginger & Garlic Paste
  15. Potatoes
  16. Tomatoes
  17. Tamarind
  18. Chilli Powder
  19. Salt
  20. Sambar Masala
  21. Dry Red chillies
  22. Ghee
  23. Oil
  24. Coriander Leaves



Step 1.

Heat a  pressure cooker and add 3 tbsp of oil and add 1 clove, small cinnamon stick, 1 elaichi , 2 dry red chilli’s and 1/2 tsp cumin and fry it.

Step 2.

Now add 1 chopped onion and 2 green chilli’s and stir it. Then add 1/4 tsp of turmeric and 1/2 tsp of G & G paste and fry it.

Step 3.

Add Carrots, peas, Potatoes, 1 tomato, 2 tsp of chilli powder, salt  to taste and let it fry.


Traditionally they will use blend of roasted 4 types of pulses, and red chillis and coriander seeds as masala but here we are using sambar masala and we use that pulses along with rice not as masala.

Step 4.

For 1 cup rice take 3/4 cup of 3 types of mixed dal, means 1/4th of each dal wash it and soak it for 30 m. 

Step 5.

Now add rice along with pulses and fry it for a while,  now add 2 tsp of sambar masala, 1/2 cup of tamarind juice and cook it.

Step 4.

Now add 4 cups of water and give a stir and close the cooker & keep whistle, we have to get 3 whistles and off the cooker.

Step 5.

Rice will be Mashed up with lentils and we can see vegetables, add 2 tbsp of ghee if  you like or else no need. Sprinkle coriander leaves & Serve it hot with papad and yogurt.


Enjoy Your rice……..


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