Batibasa | How to make Batibasa

By Sai Priya  |  16th Jun 2016  |  
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About Batibasa Recipe

"Batibasa" is a traditional recipe of Odisha where everything is mixed up in a bati (aluminium bowl) and cooked at a low flame. You can make varieties of this with many vegetables & fish. I have made this dish using "pita-gima leaves" which are bitter in taste, a creeper-ascending herb usually found around ponds, grassy areas & cultivated in fields. It's very good for diabetic people.

Batibasa is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Batibasa has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sai Priya is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Batibasa recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Batibasa is 5 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Batibasa is perfect to serve 4 people. Batibasa is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Batibasa. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Batibasa by commenting on this page below!


Ingredients to make Batibasa

  • Pita-Gima leaves 2 cups
  • 1 potato
  • Green Chilies 2
  • Red Chilies 2
  • garlic 8 cloves
  • cumin seed 1 tsp
  • Black mustard Seed 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric 1/4 tsp
  • mustard Oil 1 tbsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Batibasa

  1. Make a paste of gima-leaves, green chili, red-chili, garlic, mustard and cumin.
  2. In a bowl add this paste, mix turmeric, salt and oil to it.
  3. Add thin sliced potatoes to it.
  4. Cook at a low flame for 15-20 minute. It is ready. Serve hot.

My Tip:

Add more green chili if you want to make it spicy.

Reviews for Batibasa (2)

Preeti Goenka Annu2 years ago

what is pita- gima leaves called in Hindi

Akarshita prasad2 years ago

What other greens would suit this recipe?

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