Lifestyle Food and Recipes 27 Apr 2018 Bite into bisi oota!

Bite into bisi oota!

Published Apr 27, 2018, 12:32 am IST
Updated Apr 27, 2018, 12:32 am IST
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Deepika Kumar
 Deepika Kumar

1 cup dal
2 cups of rice
½ tsp mustard
1 onions (finely chopped)
5 curry leaves
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp tamarind pulp
2 tomatoes
Five beans, one carrot and a few pea pods.

Add dal and rice in a pressure cooker, along with chopped-up carrots, peas and beans. Keep aside.
In a kadai, add oil and seasoning. Add mustard and allow it to splutter. Then add chopped onion.
Add Bengal gram dal, cumin seeds, a few curry leaves, pepper, garam masala, coriander, chilli powder, a little tamarind extract and tomato
Add the rice and dal from the pressure cooker into a kadai. Add boiled water as required. Add grated copra and boil. Serve with a dollop of ghee and papad.


— As told to  Aamina Shabeer