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Bisi bele bath Masala Powder

Bisi bele bath Masala Powder

This Bisi bele bath Masala Powder is a special spice mix and the main ingredient in Karnataka style one pot nutritious bisi bele bath.
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Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chana Dal, Coconut, Masala, Poppy Seeds, Urad Dal
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 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)


  • In a pan add 1/2 tsp of oil.
  • On medium add red chilis 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 burn 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.
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