How to make bisi bele bath at home

Bisi bela bath is the famous vegetable dish in Karnataka. Compared to other dishes it is not regular dish. It can be prepared in occasions also. Mixing of different variety of vegetables gives tastier. All over it is said to be a delicious and rich in nutritious. Garnishing the bisi bele bath with the boondo and potato chips are the attracting things. So let’s see how to prepare the bisi bele bath.

How to prepare bisi bele bath at home


  • Toor dal = 1 cup
  • Groundnut = 1tbsp
  • Tomato = 1
  • Carrots = 2
  • Knol khol = 1
  • Green beans = 15-20
  • Ghee 2-3 tbsp
  • Turmeric = ¼ tbsp.
  • Tamarid juice
  • Jaggery
  • Coriander leaves
  • Bisi bele bath powder = 2tbsp
  • Salt


  • Oil = 2bsp
  • Mustard = ½ tbsp.
  • Capsicum = 1
  • Hing/ asafoetida
  • Oninons = 2
  • Curry leaves

Making of bisi bele bath

Step 1: Take the carrots, green beans and Knol kol into fine chopped pieces.

Step 2: Soak the groundnuts in water.

Step 3: Wash the rice, dal, carrot, beans, peas, knol kol neatly.

Step 4: Take 4 – 4 ½ cups of water in a pressure cooker and start cooking each item individually. Like rice and dal.

Step 5: As the same way cook the vegetables nicely.

Step 6: On another side take a large vessel and heat 6 cups of water by adding bisi bele bath powder, turmeric, jiggery, tamarind paste and salt.

Step 7: Boil it for 1 minute.

Step 8: Now add the cooked rice, dal and vegetable mixture to the mix.

Step 9: Cook the mixture until the vegetables absorb the salt and flavours.

Step 10: Add the chopped ground nuts and tomato to the mix.

Step 11: Start preparing the seasoning. Cut the capsicum and onions into small sizes.

Step 12: Take a vessel and add 2 tbsp of oil to it.

Step 13: Heat the oil and add mustard seeds. The splutter will start then add curry leaves.

Step 14: Add the chopped capsicum and onions to the oil and let it fry till they become tender.

Step 15: Now the seasoning is ready. Add that to the cooking mixture and mix completely.

Step 16: Then switch off the stove after adding the ghee.

Step 17: Keep a side the whole mixture for 15 minutes. Mixture becomes thicker because the rise absorbs the liquid.

Bisi bele bath is ready to eat now. Garnish the bisi bele bath with chopped coriander leaves. Plate the entire mixture and add boondi or potato chips to it. Enjoy eating bisi bele bath.