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Cracked Wheat Bisibelebaath

Recipe by Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

Very healthy & tasty dish. Its a complete meal with lesser calories

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 1/2 cup Cracked Wheat
    • 1/2 cup yellow Moong dal
    • 3 cups Water
    • 1 cup Boiled Mixed Vegetables (Carrot, Beans, Potato, Peanuts, Peas)
    • 3-4 tbsp Bisibelebaath spice mix
    • 3-4 Curry leaves
    • 1/4 cup Tamarind water
    • 2-3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
    • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
    • a pinch of Asafoetida (hing)
    • Salt
    • 3 broken Red Chillies
    • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
    • 2 tbsp Clarified Butter (ghee)


    1. In a bowl, mix Cracked wheat & Moong dal. Wash well. Add Water & pressure cook for 3 whistels.
    2. Boil vegetables directly or pressure cook them seperately along with Moong mixture.
    3. In a deep pan, heat Oil. Add Mustard seeds, Hing, Curry leaves & Red chillies.
    4. Add Tamarind water, Turmeric powder & Spice mix powder. Let it boil for 4-5 mins.
    5. Add Wheat & Moong mixture to it & mix well. Add Salt & boiled Vegetables. Mix well gently & boil for 5-6 mins until slightly thickens. Turn off the heat, top it with Ghee & cover a lid for 5 mins. Serve hot with your choice of raitha or chips.
    6. Adjust thickness according to your choice.



    Hi ! A very Healthy and Wholesome meal . Thank U . Cracked Wheat (Bulgur) is an Excellent source of Fiber and other important nutrients such as Selenium , Potassium and Magnesium .