Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Bisi Bele Huli

1.Rice 2 cups
2.Water 14 cups
3.Toor dal 1 cup
4.Tamarind small lime size
5.Turmeric powder 1 tblsp
6.Ghee 2 tblsp
7.Small onion 200 gms peeled

Prepare the following two types of powders before cooking:-

1. dhania 1 tblsp
red chilli 4
grated coconut 1 cup
fenugreek seeds 1 tblsp
asofoetida little
Fry all the items one by one using a little oil then powder them together.
Keep aside.
2. cardamom,cinnamom,cloves and bay leaf little
red chilli 2
curry leaves little
cashewnut 4
fry all the items and grind it into a paste.Keep aside.


1.Pour two cups of water in a Pressure cooker.
Add washed dal,turmeric powder and ghee.
2.When the dal is half cooked add the cleaned rice.
Add the remaining cups of water.
3.Add tamarind water.(soak tamarind in one cup of water
and extract juice.
4.Add salt
5.Add peeled onions.
6.When the rice is half cooked
Add the two types of powder.
Mix well and close the lid.
Reduce the flame and pressure cook for 10 minutes.

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