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Brinjal Rice Recipe

Brinjal Rice Ingredients:

Brinjal Rice Recipe

  • 500 gm basmati rice
  • 300 gm brinjals
  • 1″ piece ginger
  • 2-3 pieces tej patta
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • 4-5 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup tomato pulp
  • 1 tbsp cardamom and cloves
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup green coriander leaves
  • For powdered masala :
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin seed powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cardamom and lavang powder
  • For wet masala :
  • 5 cloves of garlic, ginger, grated
  • coconut and cariander leaves (ground).

How to make Brinjal Rice:

  • Soak rice in water for 10 minutes.Wash the brinjals and cut into long pieces.
  • Apply salt and keep aside.Heat oil in a pan fry brinjal pieces.
  • Again heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add onions, chopped garlic, lavang, cardamom, green chillies and bay leaves.Stir.
  • Add ground masala paste, powdered masala and tomato pulp and salt to taste.
  • Now add rice and mix well. Add 5 cups of water to the rice and bring it to a boil.
  • Add a little lime juice and cover the pan.
  • After 8-10 minutes of cooking add fried brinjal pieces and cook for another 5-7 minutes. Serve hot.

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