recipe for bisibelebath powder /bisibele bath masala podi recipe
If you have a strong plan to make authentic bisibele bath rice then this recipe for bisibelebath powder is a must.The combinations of spices differs,where each home have their own table of spices for this bisibelebath powder.I have given the table of spices according to my family liking which I follow for years till now. Copra thengai is a must for this powder but sometimes even desiccated coconut is also used if this kopra is not at all available.If you want to skip adding mace and capers you can give a miss.It can be prepared well in advance and stored in fridge and it lasts for even a month.Bisi bele bath rice is very easy to do recipe when this powder is already in hand.
recipe for bisibelebath powder /bisibele bath masala podi
Coriander seeds /dhania – 2 tbsp
Khus-khus – 1tbsp
Dry red chillies /varamilaga – 9-10
Marati mokku /capers – 1 small
pattai/cinnamon – 1/2 inch small bit
Jadipathiri/mace – 1 very tiny bit
Lavangam/cloves – 3-4
Kadala paruppu/bengal gram – 1 tbsp
Uluntham paruppu/urad dal – 1tbsp
Dry coconut/Kopra thengai(powder) – 4-5 tbsp
Mustard seeds/kadugu – 1/2 tbsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
1.First dry roast copra thengai without any oil till lightly golden and set aside.
2.Then in the same kadai add oil and fry both dals then add mustard and khus-khus.
3.Add coriander seeds and fry.
4.Then marati mokku,cinnamon,cloves,mace and red chillies.
5.Fry all these till golden,when cooled,grind to a coarse powder.
6.Lastly add coconut and whisk once.
7.Its now ready to use for Bisebele bath.
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