Homemade  Bisi Bele Bath  (Hot Lentil Rice) Masala Powder

Ingredients

Ingredients ¼ cup coriander seeds ¼ cup split Bengal gram (chana dal) 2 tablespoon split black gram (urad dal) 2 teaspoon cumin seeds ½ teaspoon fenugreek seeds (methi) 1 teaspoon cardamom 1 teaspoon cloves 3-4 small pieces cinnamon 8-10 marathi moggu (kapok buds) 2 teaspoon poppy seeds ½ cup coconut (dried or dessicated) ½ cup curry leaves 8-10 Byadagi chilli (mild) - can be replaced with Kashmiri red chilli 4-5 Guntur chilli (hot) - can be replaced with any hot dry red chilli 1 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)

Dry-roast both Byadagi and Guntur chilli until they are crispy. Dry-roast chana dal and urad dal until they are lightly golden

Dry-roast coriander seeds and cumin seeds until they are aromatic. Dry-roast cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, fenugreek seeds, and Marathi moggu (kapok buds) until they are aromatic

Dry-roast curry leaves until they are dried and crispy. Dry-roast poppy seeds and hing for a few seconds

Dry-roast the coconut for a few seconds

Let all the ingredients cool down completely

Grind into a fine powder using a blender or mixie

This recipe gave me 175 grams of bisi bele bath masala powder

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Bisi Bele Bath Masala Powder is a key ingredient in Bisi Bele Bath