Bisibela Bath(Lenthil Gravy Mixed Rice )

Serving :5 | Type: Veg-Rice


Raw Rice -1cup
Thoor Dhal -½ cup
Turmeric -Pinch
Water 5cups


For Sambar:

Mixed Vegetable -3cups
Sambar Powder -1tbsp
Tamarind -Small lemon size
Turmeric -¼tsp
Onion(optional) -1
Tomato(Medium size) -2
Oil -3tbsp
Mustard,uard dhal,cumin -1tsp
Red chili -2
Green Chili -2
Asafotida,fenugreek -1tsp
Salt -to taste
Curry leaves -few
Ghee -2tbsp(optional)
Brown Sugar -1tsp


Bisibela Bath Powder:

Roast and Grind:

Red chili -5
Coriander seeds -2tbsp
Dry Coconut -3tbsp
Chana Dhal -1tbsp
Pepper -½tsp
Cinnamon Stick -1inch
Cloves -3




  1. Mixed vegetables like eggplant, Drumstick, white pumpkin, carrot, green beans, peas, potato, bell pepper.
  2. If you add 2 or 3 okra taste is so good.
  3. Roast and powder the above ingredients and keep it aside.
  4. Pressure cook rice and dhal together with water and turmeric for 3 whistles then keep it simmer for 5 to 8 minutes, then turn off the stove.
  5. Take a deep dish vessel  heat with oil add seasonings fry without burning, then add onion, green chili sauté for a minute.
  6. Now add tomato sauté until tomato get smashed, then add vegetables  sauté with salt and turmeric.
  7. Then add sambar powder mix well then add 3 cups of water.
  8. Meanwhile soak the tamarind with ½ cup of water and squeeze out the pulp and add it into the sambar.
  9. Boil it until all vegetables get soft, then turn off the stove.
  10. Open the pressure cooker mash the cooked rice, then add the sambar into it mix well.
  11. Add ground powder and 1tsp of brown sugar, Then cook it 10 minutes on medium flame , then add the ghee.
  12. Serve with appalam , chips or Raitha.


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