Brinjal Rice

Ingredients Required for Brinjal  Rice

1. brinjal                   1 kg
2. rice                      4 cups
3. water                   7 cups
4. tamarind             10 gm
5. lemon                  2
6. coconut or copra 250 gm
7. oil                   150 gm
8. salt to taste
9. mustard                 1 teaspoon
10. red chillies            2
11. bengal gram (split) 1 teaspoon
12. black gram (split)   1 teaspoon
13. asafoetida a pinch
14. turmeric powder a pinch
15. curry leaves         10

Ingredients to be Powdered
Roast all these ingredients in two spoons of oil. Roast in medium heat for about 10 minutes. If roast the chillies turn crisp and the other ingredients change colour. Keep aside the roast ingredientz to cool and then grind to a fine powder. Now the podi is ready to add to Vāngi Bāth.

1. coriander (seeds) 50 gm
2. bengal gram (split)  2 tablespoons
3. black gram (split) 2 tablespoons
4.  red chillies   8
5. cinnamon  1 inch piece
6. asafoetida  a pinch


Cook rice with water, add turmeric powder, some curry leaves and a spoonful of oil and keep it aside. Prepare for the thālitthal or seasoning. For this take two spoons of oil in pan and heat it. Add some mustard seeds. add the red chillies, bengal gram and black gram (split). Add a pinch of asafoetida.  After this add the brinjals and roast for 3 minutes. add to the brinjal. TAKE powder of coriander $ other ingredients mentioned and add it to the brinjal. Add freshly grated coconut or copra and add salt. Boil this mixture with brinjal for 5 minutes. Mix the rice with brinjal $ stir  couple of times to mix well. Remove from fire and add lemon juice. Decorate the dish with curry leaves. You can also use freshly chopped coriander leaves. Leave aside for 10 mts.

Now the unusual rice preparation,  brinjal RICE, is ready to serve.

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