Thursday, August 8, 2013

Jain Bisi Bele Bhat

black pepper (mari)
coriander seeds (dhana)
gram split seeds (dadia dal)
Cumin seeds (jeera)

1/2 Coconut
1 cup rice
1/2 cup dal
1 tomato

choice of mix vegetables
100 gms beans
100 gms peas

1tbsp oil
1tbsp ghee
1 1/2 tsp salt
1tsp chilli powder & Coriander seeds powder
coriander leaves


  1. Cook one cup rice and half cup dal in cooker until 3 whistle.
  2. Roast spices on a pan till brown and grind them. Also grind fresh coconut.
  3. Take oil and ghee in a Kadhai and put the roasted spices, tomato juice and coconut. 
  4. When the gravy is cooked well add cooked rice and Tur dal. Mix well.
  5. Add salt, chili powder and dhana jeera (coriander seeds & Cumin) powder and let it cook for 5 mins.
Eat this rice with curd that is boiled and cooled. Jains don't eat lentils with curd. Only hot curd can be used. I put the curd bowl in cooker and give it a whistle. 

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