Monday, December 29, 2008

Vangi Bhath (Eggplant Rice)


Basmati Rice 1 cup
Eggplant 1 cut into 1 inch pieces
Onion 1 thinly sliced
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Chana dal 1 tsp
Peanuts 1 tblsp
Curry leaves 1 strand
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Vangi bath powder 1 tblsp
Salt to taste
Lemon juice 2 tsp
Oil 1 tblsp


1)Wash and soak rice in water for 10 mins.Cook rice in a rice cooker(While cooking rice i added a stick of cinnamon, clove and bayleaf).Do not overcook rice, Each grains should be separated.

2)Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters add urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves, peanuts and fry.

3)Add onion and fry until translucent.

4)Now add chopped eggplant,turmeric powder and cook until eggplant are tender.

5)Add vangi bath powder and salt to this mixture and cook for another 5 mins.

6)Turn off the heat add lemon juice and mix with cooked rice.Serve hot.


Gita's Kitchen said...

Hi First time to your blog. The vangi bath looks delicious. Wish You a Very Happy New Year :)

Uma said...

mmm. vangi bath looks so inviting and mouth-watering.

Wishing you and your family a very happy new year 2009.

Pavithra Kodical said...

Thank you Gita and Uma..Wish you both a very happy new year.

Shama Nagarajan said...

wow...i love this rice...

PranisKitchen said...

nice presentation..i like vangi bath..urs look so delicious and tempting
loved ur blog following you visi our blog when time permits