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Bisi Bela Bath Masala Powder : Indian Food & Cooking Recipes
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  Contributed By: Sadhana Padmanabhan
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Ingredients

Cooking Instructions



Indian food is very tasty and delicious. †The secret is always in the spices.† The great thing is that if you make a batchof a masala like this, you can just keep it on hand and make incredibly tastydishes very easily. There are several pre-made powder sold in stores butnothing matches freshly homemade powder.

Ingredients:

Chana dal / Slit Bengal gram††††††††† ††††††††††3 Tbsp.
Urdh Dal/ Split Black Gram†††††††††††† ††††††††††2 Tbsp.
Coriander Seeds / Dhania††††††††††††† †††††††††††4 Tbsp.
Fenugreek Seeds† † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † †1 Tsp.
Cumin Seed†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††1 Tsp.
Mustard Seeds†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††1 Tsp.
Poppy Seed / Khus Khus†††††††††††††††† †††††††††1 Tsp.
Fennel Seed†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††1 ††Tsp.
Cardamom/ elaichi -††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††1 no.
Cinnamon / dalchini - ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††1 inch2 piece
Cloves / lavang -††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††3 to 4
Marathi moggu / kapok buds -†††††† †††††† ††††5 to 6
Mace / javitri -† † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † †††††little
Dried Red Chilli Byadgi †††††††††††††††††††- †††††††15 no.
Dried Red Chilli guntur (spicy variety) ††† † †10 no.
Oil - to fry spices† † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † †2 Tsp.

Method:



  • Heat a heavy bottom pan; add 2 tsp of refined oil.
  • Add black gram, Bengal gram, coriander seeds, cuminseeds, fenugreek, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, kapok buds and mace and stir fryfor 5 minutes in medium flame.
  • Add Guntur and Byadagi Chilies and stir fry for 8 minutesin low flame.
  • Switch off the flame and transfer the dry roasted ingredientsto the plate and mix it well and allow them to cool.
  • Transfer it to a mixer jar and grind them together tofine powder. Now Bisi Bele bath powder is ready. Store it in air tightcontainer.


Note:

  • Ensure no spices are burnt; in that case the taste willbe bitter.
  • Usually bisi bele bath is spicy. But if you canít takemuch spice reduce the chilies.

Bisi Bela Bath Powder




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