Bissi Bele Bhath Recipe

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  • Recipe Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • Total Cook Time: 50 Minutes
  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Bissi Bele Bhath is a rice preparation popular in Karnataka. In kannada language it is also known as ‘Bisi Bele Huliyanna’ which means hot lentil rice. It is a type of khichdi with rice, arhar dal, tamarind, jaggery, veggies, curry leaves and spices.

Ingredients Of Bissi Bele Bhath

  • 1 cup rice-picked and washed
  • 1 cup arhar ki daal-picked and washed (Pigeon Pea)
  • 1 tsp dal chini-broken roughly
  • 1 cup sookha nariyal-grated
  • 1 tsp sabut kali mirch
  • 1 Tbsp channa daal
  • 1 tsp sabut dhania
  • 2 whole red chillies
  • 1 cup onions-chopped
  • 6 Tbsp tamarind pulp
  • 1 Tbsp salt or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp jaggery
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables-chopped, boiled and drained
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 12-15 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

How to Make Bissi Bele Bhath

  1. 1.1. Fry the dal chini, sookha nariyal, sabut kali mirch in a tablespoon of oil.
  2. 2.2. Grind the dal chini, sookha nariyal, sabut kali mirch, channa daal, sabut dhania, red chillies and the onions into a paste.
  3. 3.3. Cook rice and daal together to a soft and wet consistency like a soft khichdee.
  4. 4.4. Mix together the rice mixture, vegetables, masala, imli and gur.
  5. 5.5. Heat the 1 Tbsp oil and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and cumin. When the seeds splutter, add the rice mixture and serve hot.