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Bisi Bele Bhaat



Bisi Bele Bhaat is a popular dish from the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is a spicy rice dish made with lentils, vegetables, and spices. The dish is usually served with a dollop of ghee (clarified butter) and a side of papadum or fried kara boondi(chickpea balls). Bisi Bele Bhaat is a popular dish for special occasions and festivals. It is also a popular lunch dish in many parts of Karnataka.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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cooked rice

2 cups

toor dal

1 cup

chopped onion

1/2 cup

chopped tomato

1/2 cup

chopped green chillies

1/4 cup

chopped coriander leaves

1/4 cup

grated coconut

1/4 cup

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2:

Add chopped onion, green chillies and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 3:

Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and sauté for few minutes.

Step 4:

Add cooked rice, toor dal, grated coconut, salt and mix well.

Step 5:

Add 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil.

Step 6:

Simmer the flame and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 7:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 17017 users have chowed down on Bisi Bele Bhaat a whopping 28359 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Bisi Bele Bhaat like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Bisi Bele Bhaat, our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in december.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Bisi Bele Bhaat is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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