Thursday, 27 March 2014

Bisibelabath - Karnataka Recipe

Bisibelabath - Karnataka Recipe

Bisibelabath is a famous recipe from Karnataka. It tastes yum with Papad and Potato Fry.


Bisibelabath masala - 1 Cup (Refer to the recipe here)
Rice - 2 Cups
Toor Dal - 1 Cup
Water - 8 Cups
Ghee - 3-4 Tablespoons
Peas - 1/2 Cup
Onion shllots - 1 Cup
Cashewnuts - 0 Pieces
Mustard - 1/2 Teaspoon
Tamarind - Lime Size soaked in 1 Cup of Warm water.
Oil and Salt.


  • Cook 2 cups of Rice and 1 cup of Thoor Dal in 8 cups of water for 3-4 Whistles.
  • The rice must not be separate as Pulav nor overlooked like Pongal.
  • Boil the Tamarind juice till the raw flavour goes off
  • Then add the rice-Dal mixture to it.
  • Add the Bisibelabath powder,salt and mix
  • Keep some powder, rice mixture and tamarind juice as back up so that if anything needs to be added it would help.
  • In a pan, fry onions and add it to the mixture.
  • Then fry peas ad add it to the mixture.
  • Then splutter mustard seeds, cashew-nuts and add it to the Mixture.
  • Add some Ghee and serve with Potato Fry. 


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