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Protein
17.9g / 10%
Carbohydrates
141.8g / 79%
Fats
8g / 11%
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Indian Main Course

BisiBele Bhaat Recipe

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57Min
Medium
For a special occasion, mix the Sambhar with rice in a bowl, temper with fried cashew and curry leaves and enjoy your own version of BisiBele Bhaat.

Ingredients

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8 Servings
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This dish was made for 8 here

1  Cup
Toor Dal
0.5  Teaspoon
Turmeric Powder
4  Cups
Water
30  gms
Tamarind
0.25  Teaspoon
Hing (Asafoetida)
2  Tablespoons
Salt
1  Tablespoon
Red Chilli Powder
3 
Green Chillies
100  gms
Shallots
3 
Tomato (Chopped)
2 
Drumstick
3  Tablespoons
Ghee
1  Teaspoon
Mustard Seeds
0.5  Teaspoon
Urad Dal
1  Teaspoon
Fenugreek Seeds
2 
Red Chilli Flakes
10 
Curry Leaves
4  Cloves
Garlic (Crushed)
2  Tablespoons
Sambhar Masala Powder
2  Tablespoons
Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
5  Cups
Cooked Rice
6 
Cashew Nuts

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Nutrition Value

Energy
714.84 kcal
Protein
17.92 g
Carbohydrates
141.84 g
Fats
7.99 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

57 Minutes
Step 1
20 Min
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. BisiBele Bhaat Recipe
Step 2
7 Min
Wash and pressure cook the dal with 1½ cups of water and turmeric powder for one whistle. Keep aside. BisiBele Bhaat Recipe
Step 3
10 Min
Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water, make a pulp and strain. To this add asafetida, salt, red chilli powder, green chillies, onions, tomatoes and drumstick. Mix well, add to the cooked dal and cook for 1 whistle. BisiBele Bhaat Recipe
Step 4
6 Min
Heat ghee in a karahi add the mustard seeds and when they splutter add urad dal, methi seeds, red chilli, crushed garlic and curry leaves. Sauté for a minute, add sambhar powder, mix well. Add this seasoning to the cooked dal and vegetables, mix well. BisiBele Bhaat Recipe
Step 5
7 Min
Add 1½ cups of water and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic, bring it to boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes. BisiBele Bhaat Recipe
Step 6
5 Min
Put cooked rice in a large bowl, pour the prepared Sambhar and mix well. Heat remaining 1 tbsp ghee, add the cashew nuts. When they turn golden brown add the curry leaves and immediately pour over the rice and Sambhar mix to make Bisibele Bhaat. BisiBele Bhaat Recipe
Step 7
2 Min
Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves. BisiBele Bhaat Recipe
BisiBele Bhaat Recipe

Step 1 of 7

Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.

BisiBele Bhaat Recipe

Step 2 of 7

Wash and pressure cook the dal with 1½ cups of water and turmeric powder for one whistle. Keep aside.

BisiBele Bhaat Recipe

Step 3 of 7

Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water, make a pulp and strain. To this add asafetida, salt, red chilli powder, green chillies, onions, tomatoes and drumstick. Mix well, add to the cooked dal and cook for 1 whistle.

BisiBele Bhaat Recipe

Step 4 of 7

Heat ghee in a karahi add the mustard seeds and when they splutter add urad dal, methi seeds, red chilli, crushed garlic and curry leaves. Sauté for a minute, add sambhar powder, mix well. Add this seasoning to the cooked dal and vegetables, mix well.

BisiBele Bhaat Recipe

Step 5 of 7

Add 1½ cups of water and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic, bring it to boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

BisiBele Bhaat Recipe

Step 6 of 7

Put cooked rice in a large bowl, pour the prepared Sambhar and mix well. Heat remaining 1 tbsp ghee, add the cashew nuts. When they turn golden brown add the curry leaves and immediately pour over the rice and Sambhar mix to make Bisibele Bhaat.

BisiBele Bhaat Recipe

Step 7 of 7

Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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