Brown Rice - 3/4 cup
Tur Dal - 1/2 cup
Green Chilli - 3
Curry leaves - 4
Yellow Onion - 1/2, finely chopped
Potato - 1, small, chopped
Carrot - 1, chopped
Green Beans - 15, chopped
Green Peas - a handful
Tamarind - 1 tsp, soaked in half cup warm water
Bisi Bele Bhath powder :
coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
roasted Chana Dal / Dalia - 1/2 tbsp
dry coconut - 1 tbsp
whole red chilli - 1
cinnamon - 1/2 inch
cardamom - 1
cloves - 2
asafoetida / hing - a pinch
dry roast all the above, cool and grind into a fine powder
Wash the rice and tur dal and cook together in a cooker till done. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add the green chillies, curry leaves and chopped onion. Cook till the onion becomes transparent.
Add the vegetables and salt and saute on medium high heat for about 10 minutes.
Add the tamarind water and continue to cook the vegetables till done(they should be slightly crunchy and not mushy).
Now add the cooked rice and dal, 2 cups of water and the bisi bele powder and mix everything well. Cook for a few minutes more. Garnish with cashews and roasted peanuts and serve hot.