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Bisi Bele Bath Powder | Bisibele bath Recipe | Karnataka recipes

Bisi bele bath is purely kannadiga invention. Well balanced spices, the aroma hmm..
You have to try the bisi bele bath to know what I am trying to say here 🙂 To prepare the good bisi bele bath, we do need a perfect powder. Here is the recipe for the bisibele bath powder from my mother.

Ingredients for Bisi Bele Bath Powder:

  • 2 TBSP oil
  • ¼ cup urad dal
  • ¼ cup chana dal
  • ¾ cup coriander seeds
  • 1o to 15 1 inch cinnamon sticks
  • 6 to 8 cloves
  • 1 TBSP cumin seeds
  • 1 TBSP poppy seeds/gasagase
  • ½ tsp methi seeds
  • ¾ tsp mustard seeds
  • 45 byadagi red chillies
  • 20 to 25 guntur dried red chillies


  • Please watch the video for the detailed steps.
  • Heat the pan on a medium high heat.
  • Add oil, then add all the ingredients ( channadal, urad dal, jeera/ cumin seeds, mustard seeds, methi/ menthya/ fenugreek seeds, cinnamon sticks, cloves and both variety red chillies ) except dhania and poppy seeds.
  • Fry it until channa dal and urad dal turned into golden brown.
  • Once it turned golden brown color, add dhania and poppy seeds. Fry it for a minute.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool completely.
  • Then grind this to a fine powder. Put the powder in the pan and mix it really well.
  • Now the Authentic Mysore Bisi Bele Bath Powder is ready.
  • Store it in a container and use it to make authentic BisiBelebath.