Bisi Bele Bath Masala Powder
homemade authentic Karnataka's bisi bele bath masala powder.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 1 cup
- Chana dal - 1 tbsp
- Urad dal - 2 tsp
- Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
- Byadgi or Bedgi chillies - 10 to 12
- Whole dry red chilies - 4 to 5
- Black pepper corn - 1/2 tsp
- Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
- Mace or Javithri - 2 petals
- Cloves - 3
- Cardamom - 2
- Cinnamon - 1 inch stick
- Marathi Moggu - 3
- Fresh grated coconut - 1/4 cup
- Poppy seeds or khus-khus - 1/2 tsp
Heat a thick bottomed pan.
Add all the ingredients except fenugreek, poppy seeds and grated coconut.
Roast over low flame till the aroma arises.
Take care not to burn the spices.
Transfer to a plate to let it cool.
To the same pan add fenugreek seeds and roast for 5-7 seconds over low flame.
Transfer to the same plate.
Add grated coconut to the pan and roast over low flame.
After a minute it will dry up a bit.
Add poppy seeds now and keep roasting both over low flame till the coconut turns golden brown and the aroma arises.
Transfer to the same plate to let it cool.
Once cooled completely, transfer all the ingredients of the plate to a mixie jar and grind to a smooth powder.
Bisi bele bath masala powder is ready.
After using the required amount of powder for rice, transfer the powder to glass jar and store it in the fridge.
Use the stored powder within a week before it starts to loosen its freshness.