Monday, August 6, 2012

Slow Cooker Dalia Bisibele Bhath from Recipes 4 My Daughter

Dalia Bisibele Bhath is a traditional South Indian dish with cracked wheat substituted for rice, and this version is made in the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Dalia Bisibele Bhath (Cracked Wheat, Toor Dal and Vegetable Stew)
  (Photo from Recipes 4 My Daughter.)

I love Indian food, and every time I see a traditional recipe it seems I learn a little more about this way of cooking.  This Slow Cooker Dalia Bisibele Bhath from Recipes 4 My Daughter is a Vegetarian Cracked Wheat, Toor Dal and Vegetable Stew that's a variation on the traditional South Indian dish called BBB (Bisibele Bhath) because it uses cracked wheat in place of rice.  Sushma makes the dish easy by using the slow cooker and also uses frozen vegetables, and this recipe cooks all day while you're at work.   When you're ready to eat, just cook the mustard seeds, curry leaves, and chiles in oil (called tempering) and dinner is ready!

Get the complete recipe for Slow Cooker Dalia Bisibele Bhath from Recipes 4 My Daughter.

More Ideas with Indian Flavors in the Slow Cooker:
Better Butter Chicken from Dinner with Julie
Bombay Potatoes from Kayotic Kitchen
Chicken Vindaloo from The Perfect Pantry 
Vegan Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding) from Healthy Slow Cooking
Chana Dal with Spinach from Everyday Maven


  1. Oh, yes, this is the kind of recipe I want to cook more often. I love how so many Indian recipes adapt well to slow cooker cooking.

  2. Lydia, agreed. Seems the slow cooker is made for Indian foods.

  3. Thanks Kayln!!
    Lydia, check out my blog at I have many simple and easy to make Indian recipes.


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