Vangi Bhath (Brinjal rice)

INGREDIENTS :

  • Rice
  • Onions : 2 , chopped
  • Brinjal : 4-6 , cut into small pieces
  • Roast all these ingredients
  • Channa Dhal : 1 cup
  • Urad Dhal : 1 tbsp
  • Red chilies : 10
  • Methi Seeds : 1tsp
  • Khus khus : 1 tsp grind to a coarse powder.
  • Dry coconut : ?
  • Cloves : 2-3
  • Cardamom : small piece
  • Tamarind Pulp
  • Jaggery
  • Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves : 1 string
  • Salt
  • Oil

METHOD :

  • Cook Rice and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil and add mustard . When they splutter add chopped onions along with curry leaves.
  • When they are little transparent add brinjal. Let it cook.
  • Then add tamarind pulp.
  • When the excess water evaporates add little jaggery.
  • Then fry little and add the ground powder.
  • And mix well.
  • Add salt and little chilly powder and coriander powder.
  • Remove from fire and then add the cooked rice to it and mix it well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and put the vessel on low flame with tightly closed lid for few minutes.
  • Serve hot.