Avalakki bisi bele Bath Recipe | How to make poha bisibele bath | Aval bisi bele bath recipe

By Latha on March 3rd, 2017

avalakki bisi bele bath recipe

Avalakki bisibele bath recipe explained with step by step pictures. Avalakki bisi bele bath is a simpler version of bisibele bath. In avalakki bisibele bath beaten rice and green gram dal (mung dal) is used. Avalakki bisi bele bath is a very tasty breakfast recipe from Indian state of Karnataka.

The recipe is very similar to authentic bisi bele bath, which is prepared using rice, toor dal and vegetables. Preparing bisi bele bath is very easy if you have bisi bele bath powder. I have used home made bisi bele bath powder. You can also use store bought bisi bele bath powder.

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Avalakki bisi bele bath recipe

Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 40 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1/2 cup green gram dal or mung dal
  2. 1 cup beaten rice or thick poha or gatti avalakki
  3. 8 beans
  4. 1 small carrot
  5. 1 potato
  6. 2 tbsp fresh or soaked green peas
  7. 1 small gooseberry sized tamarind
  8. 1 small gooseberry sized jaggery
  9. 2 tbsp bisi bele bath powder (click here for recipe)
  10. 2 tbsp grated coconut
  11. A big pinch of turmeric powder
  12. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients required for tempering:

  1. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  2. 2 tbsp peanuts or ground nuts
  3. 1 tsp chana dal or gram dal
  4. 1 tsp urad dal
  5. 8-10 cashews
  6. 7 - 8 curry leaves
  7. 1 onion chopped
  8. 1 tomato chopped
  9. 1/2 capsicum (optional; I didn't use)
  10. 6 tsp ghee or cooking oil

Instructions for making avalakki bisi bele bath:

  1. Chop all the vegetables and keep it ready.vegetables for avalakki bisi bele bath
  2. Rinse green gram dal or mung dal.rinse mung dal for bisi bele bath
  3. Now take chopped vegetables (beans, carrot, potato and green peas) and rinsed dal in a pressure cooker. Add in a cup of water, a pinch of turmeric powder and make 2 whistles.vegetables and dal for avalakki bisi bele bath
  4. Meantime, take a frying pan or wok and prepare tempering using oil, peanuts, mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and cashews.tempering for avalakki bisi bele bath
  5. When the mustard seed splutters, add in curry leaves and chopped onion. Saute until soft. Please note adding onion is optional. Also if you are adding capsicum add it now.onion for avalakki bisi bele bath
  6. Next add in chopped tomato. Saute until soft. Switch off the stove.tomato for avalakki bisi bele bath
  7. Immediately add in ground bisibele bath masala powder, salt, jaggery and tamarind extract. Add in grated coconut. Give a quick mix.masala powder for avalakki bisi bele bath
  8. Rinse the beaten rice or poha. Add it into the frying pan, which has tempered masala. Add a cup of water. Switch on the stove and bring it to boil.rinsed beaten rice for avalakki bisi bele bath
  9. Add in cooked dal and vegetables.vegetables and dal for avalakki bisi bele bath
  10. Add in required water (approximately 2 cups) to get the right consistency. Bisi bele bath should have thin consistency. Bring it to boil. Add in a tsp of ghee at the end and serve.boiling avalakki bisi bele bath

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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