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Bisibelebath is a very famous rice based dish from Karnataka. A combination of Rice, Lentils and Vegetables makes it a Wholesome food for Breakfast or Lunch.  And here I’ve used Millets and made this Instant Millet BisiBeLeBath.

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

 

The advantage of using millets in this dish is that, this dish is prepared and served in mushy and gooey texture. Millets which people find hard to involve in other dry rice dishes can easily cook this without harming the original taste. Full of goodness – nutritious, fibrous, gluten free are the millets. India’s own crop and a farmer’s best friend are millets. Millets are reservoirs of proteins, vitamins, minerals, fibres and iron. Millets are good for all ages.

Here are a few millets which can be replaced in this recipe :

(Click on each millet to see recipes)

Today we are making Instant BisiBeleBath using Barnyard Millet. Bisibelebath is a nutritious recipe with lots of vegetables and lentils in it. It has everything that is needed for a complete diet. Barnyard Millet (Echinochloa frumantacea) is the fastest growing millet which can grow in just 45 days and is vastly cultivated in the hills of Uttaranchal in India. Barnyard Millet is called as shyama in Bengali, moraiyo in Gujarati, sanwa in Hindi, oodalu in Kannada, kuthiraivolly in Tamil and udalu in Telugu.

The traditional method is to cook rice, lentil and vegetables separately and then mix them add spices and tadka seperately. As its an Instant recipe and keeping in mind that this can be a great lunchbox recipe I’ve kept the method short. This dish has become a part of my weekly diet as my whole family relishes it and I’m happy that I can add any varieties here.

Note : In this recipe we are using Barnyard Millet, few vegetables and lentils. You can use any millet, any vegetables and any lentils of your choice. It is going to be equally tasty and healthy.

When can i give this Instant Millet BisiBeleBath to my baby?

Can be given to 8 months +

I’ve used Prestige Pressure Cooker to make this Instant Millet Bisibelebath

Health Benefits of Barnyard Millet:

  • Rich in iron, protein and fiber
  • Gluten Free
  • Low in calories
  • Low in glycemic index and hence good for diabetics

Health Benefits of Lentils:

  • Heart healthy
  • Lowers Cholesterol levels, helps in weight loss
  • Improves digestion
  • Increases energy levels

Also read our other recipes here:

Foxtail Millet Khicdi

Barnyard Millet Idli/Dosa

Little Millet Seviya Upma

Foxtail Millet Veg Fried Rice

How To Make Instant Millet BisiBeleBath?

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Instant Millet BisiBeleBath Recipe Below:

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath is a nutritious and healthy breakfast with lots of vegetables and lentils in it. Any millet can be used to make this quick recipe.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Breakfast, baby food
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  1. Barnyard Millet - 1 cup
  2. Toor Dal - 1/2 cup
  3. Ghee - 2 tsp
  4. Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  5. Curry Leaves - 5 - 10
  6. Asafoetida or Hing - 2 pinches
  7. Onion - 1 (optional)
  8. Tomato - 2
  9. Peas - 200 gm
  10. Carrot - 2
  11. Potato - 2
  12. BisiBeleBath powder / Sambar Powder - 1 tbsp
  13. Salt - 3/4 tbsp or as needed
  14. Tamarind - 1/2 lemon size
  15. Jaggery - 1/2 lemon size
  16. Hot water - 6 cups

Method

  1. In a pressure cooker add ghee, mustard seeds and allow to splutter
  2. Add Curry Leaves and Hing or Asafoetida to this tadka.
  3. Now add the vegetables. Here I am adding onion, peas, carrot, potato and then tomato. You can add any vegetable of your choice
  4. Mix it and fry for about 2 minutes until the raw smell goes.
  5. Now add rinsed Barnyard millet or any millet of your choice
  6. Add rinsed Toor Dal or any lentil of your choice and mix well
  7. After cooking for two minutes, add hot water to this
  8. Add BisiBeleBath powder or Sambar powder
  9. To this add Salt, jaggery and mix well such that no lumps are formed. You can make a paste of Bisibelebath powder and salt and then add to the mixture to avoid lumps if any.
  10. Add Tamarind juice and give a quick mix. Add more if you like to make it tangy.
  11. Close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles
  12. Cool and open the lid for tasty yummy millet bisibelebath.
  13. Instant Millet BisiBeleBath is now ready to be served with raitha.
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Instant Millet BisiBeleBath Recipe

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

Ingredients to make Millet BisibeleBath

  1. Barnyard Millet – 1 cup
  2. Toor Dal – 1/2 cup
  3. Ghee – 2 tsp
  4. Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  5. Curry Leaves – 5 – 10
  6. Asafoetida or Hing – 2 pinches
  7. Onion – 1 (optional)
  8. Tomato – 2
  9. Peas – 200 gm
  10. Carrot – 2
  11. Potato – 2
  12. BisiBeleBath powder / Sambar Powder – 1 tbsp
  13. Salt – 3/4 tbsp or as needed
  14. Tamarind – 1/2 lemon size
  15. Jaggery – 1/2 lemon size
  16. Hot water – 6 cups

Method of Making Instant BisiBeleBath:

1. In a pressure cooker add ghee, mustard seeds and allow to splutter

2. Add Curry Leaves and Hing or Asafoetida to this tadka.

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

3. Now add the vegetables. Here I am adding onion, peas, carrot, potato and then tomato. You can add any vegetable of your choice

4. Mix it and fry for about 2 minutes until the raw smell goes.

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

5. Now add rinsed Barnyard millet or any millet of your choice

6. Add rinsed Toor Dal or any lentil of your choice and mix wellInstant Millet BisiBeleBath

7. After cooking for two minutes, add hot water to this

8. Add BisiBeleBath powder or Sambar powder

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

9. To this add Salt, jaggery and mix well such that no lumps are formed. You can make a paste of Bisibelebath powder and salt and then add to the mixture to avoid lumps if any.

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

10. Add Tamarind juice and give a quick mix. Add more if you like to make it tangy.

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

11. Close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles

12. Cool and open the lid for tasty yummy millet bisibelebath.

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

13. Instant Millet BisiBeleBath is now ready to be served with raitha.

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

Instant Millet BisiBeleBath

 

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