Haal Bai Recipe

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Haal Bai
  • Chef: Mavali Tiffin Room, Karnataka
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A savoury dish from Karnataka made with rice, coconut, buttermilk and mild spices. It is also made like a sweet with jaggery.

Ingredients of Haal Bai

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup butter milk
  • 2 drops asafoetida concentrate
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp chopped green chillies
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 4 tsp clarified butter

How to Make Haal Bai

1.1. Soak rice in water for 15 minutes.
2.2. Now add desiccated coconut to the soaked rice and grind them together.
3.3. Then add butter milk, water, asoafetida concentrate, curry leaves, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger and salt. Mix it well.
4.4. Now pour the mixture in a pan, add oil and cook till haal bai thickens.
5.5. Then add clarified butter and mix well.
6.6. Remove from fire and spread on an oil greased plate. Cool it and it's ready to eat.
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