Masala Bhat | How to make Masala Bhat

By Saranya Sridharan  |  4th Sep 2016  |  
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About Masala Bhat Recipe

A one pot wholesome meal.

Masala Bhat is delicious and authentic dish. Masala Bhat by Saranya Sridharan is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Masala Bhat is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 20 minutes to cook it properly. Masala Bhat is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Masala Bhat. Masala Bhat is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Masala Bhat is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Masala Bhat at your home.

Masala Bhat

Ingredients to make Masala Bhat

  • Basmathi rice - 1 cup
  • Vegetables (carrots, Brinjal, ivy gourd, potatoes, peas)- 1/2 cup
  • coriander seeds- 2 tbsp
  • coconut, grated - 2 tbsp
  • Dried Red chillies - 5-6
  • Green cardamoms- 2
  • pepper corns - 1 tbsp
  • cinnamon - 1 small sized piece
  • cloves - 2-3
  • star anise - 1
  • ginger-garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • onion - 1, thinly sliced
  • tomato - 1, finely chopped
  • green chillies - 2, slit lengthwise
  • curd - 2 tbsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • oil - 2 tbsp

How to make Masala Bhat

  1. Dry roast the coriander seeds, pepper corns, poppy seeds, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon , star anise and coconut until the flavours are released. Let it cool, then grind into a fine powder.
  2. In a cooker, heat some oil, add the onions , green chillies, ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  3. Add the tomatoes and peas. Next, add the curd, vegetables, tumeric powder, ground spice powder, salt and mix it well.
  4. Add the rice and water (1 : 1.5 Rice: Water). Check the seasoning, then cover the cooker with a lid and let it cook for upto 3 whistles.
  5. Turn off the heat, cover the lid with a thick cloth and leave it for another 5 minutes.
  6. Server it hot with raita/ papad.

Reviews for Masala Bhat (2)

Purnima Nagaraja2 years ago

Turned out good..I added less chilli though

Reema Thukral2 years ago

looks divine!