Bisi bele bath Masala Powder

Bisi bele bath is a one pot flavourful, aromatic, healthy and delicious meal using rice, lentils, vegetables, few spices and Bisi bele bath masala powder.

Bisi bele bath Masala Powder


Bisi bele bath masala powder Fresh or Bulk

The Bisi bele bath masala powder can be prepared fresh or in bulk and stored in an air tight container. I always make a batch ready for next 2-3 meals, which can be consumed in next 2-3 months as it is not a regular meal in my house. I would advise to make Bisi bele bath masala powder in small batches as they are best when they are fresh and might loose some aroma over a period of time. But they are the best when you make them home.

Bisi bele bath Masala Powder


Making fresh masala’s at home is easy and not a laborious process. I understand gathering the ingredients feels like a daunting task, but believe me once you start making your own masala’s you would not want to buy the store bought one’s.

Bisi bele bath Masala Powder

This Bisi bele bath masala powder uses a few basic ingredients which are generally available in every Indian pantry. It is a matter of gathering them in the exact ratio, roasting it slowly and then grinding. Freshly made masala’s is ready in less than an hour.

I made this Karnataka style Bisi bele bath first time last year and we were in love with this flavourful one pot nutritious meal. A bit of planning and time is needed in this recipe, but it is surely a winner. I have followed the recipe from here.


Ingredients

  • 2-4 Red chilly (if you like hot use 4)
  • 1 tsp Channa dal
  • 2 tsp Urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp Methi/Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera/ cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • A big pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon
  • 10 cloves/lavang
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 1 tsp Poppy seeds/ khus khus
  • 2 tbsp Dessicated coconut/grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp Cooking oil (Sesame or gingelly oil preferred)

Instructions

  • In a pan add 1/2 tsp of oil.
  • On medium add red chilies and fry.
  • When chilies are roasted add in the chana dal and urad dal.
  • Fry them until slightly roasted.
  • Now add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and coriander seeds.
  • Fry them for a few seconds.
  • Add in cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. Fry again for few seconds.
  • Add in asafoetida and poppy seeds. Fry for few more seconds.
  • Do not bury them or else switch off the gas.
  • Once cooled, transfer it into a mixer jar.
  • Add in the coconut and grind everything to a fine powder.
  • Bise Bele Bath Masala Powder is ready.


Notes

  • Needless to say when you make any masalas everything should be sterile and clean from jar’s to pan.
  • No water near by, always work with clean and dry hands
Bisi bele bath Masala Powder


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5 from 9 votes
Bisi bele bath Masala Powder
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
 
This Bisi bele bath Masala Powder is a special spice mix and the main ingredient in Karnataka style one pot nutritious bisi bele bath.
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chana Dal, Coconut, Masala, Poppy Seeds, Urad Dal
Ingredients
  • 2-4 Red chilly (if you like hot use 4)

  • 1 tsp Channa dal
  • 2 tsp Urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp Methi/fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera/ cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp Coriander seeds
  • A big pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon
  • 10 Cloves/lavang
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 1 tsp Poppy seeds/ khus khus
  • 2 tbsp Dessicated coconut/grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp Cooking oil (Sesame or gingelly oil preferred)
Instructions
  1. In a pan add 1/2 tsp of oil.
  2. On medium add red chilis and fry.
  3. When chilies are roasted add in the chana dal and urad dal.
  4. Fry them until slightly roasted.
  5. Now add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and coriander seeds.
  6. Fry them for a few seconds.
  7. Add in cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. Fry again for few seconds.
  8. Add in asafoetida and poppy seeds. Fry for few more seconds.
  9. Do not bury them or else switch off the gas.
  10. Once cooled, transfer it into a mixer jar.
  11. Add in the coconut and grind everything to a fine powder.
  12. Bise Bele Bath Masala Powder is ready.


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