This is my entry to RCI: Karnataka Cuisine hosted by Asha of Foodies Hope
. Thank You Asha for hosting this beautiful event...Bisi Bela Bhath
1 cup long-grained rice
¾ cup toor daal
2 cups mixed vegetables (carrots, beans, potatoes, peas)
1 cup tamarind juice (soak golf ball sized lump of tamarind in 1 cup water for 15 minutes. Squeeze out juice.)
3 tbsp bisi bela bhath masala
2 tomatoes chopped
¼ cup roasted peanuts
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp ginger paste
2 tbsp oil
6 curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 onions sliced thin
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves to garnish
3 Tbsp Ghee
Wash toor dal & rice; add mixed vegetables and 2 cups of water to it. Half cook it in a pressure cooker. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves. When they stop spluttering add ginger-garlic & onions and fry till soft. Now add tomatoes, when they turn soft add bisi bela bhath masala. When it start leaving oil at corners add peanuts, coconut & cooked rice-dal and vegetables.
Add the tamarind juice and 1 cup of water to this and bring to a boil. Add salt to taste and cook till all ingredients are done.
Heat a little ghee and fry Cashewnuts until golden brown in colour. Add it to the rice just before ready to serve.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with boondi raita.
Labels: bath, Bisi bela bhath, brunch, rice