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.