July 05, 2008
BRINJAL BIRIYANI(Vangi bath)
1 cup uncooked rice
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp vangi bath powder
4-5 medium size brinjal,quartered
1/2 cup green peas
1 capsicum,diced medium
1/4 cup dry coconut,grated
2 green chilies
1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
6 tbsp ghee
3 tbsp oil
salt to taste
1/4 cup split black gram
1/4 cup bengal gram
1 1/2 tsps split black gram
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp asafoetida powder
1 stem curry leaves
1.Boil rice with turmeric powder in boiling water.Cook its each grain is cooked.Strain and cool
2.For the powder dry roast the grams on a low flame until golden brown.You can smell the aroma at this stage.Cool and grind into a fine powder.
3.To the cooled rice,add vangi bath podi,salt,dry coconut,some chopped coriander leaves and ghee.Mix gently.
4.Heat oil for tempering.Add black gram when it turns golden brown,add mustard then rest of the ingredients.
5.Add green chilies,chopped vegetables.Stir and cook well without adding water.
6.Add peas and prepared powder.Cook for couple of minutes in a low flame,until all the vegetables are cooked.
7.Finally add the seasoned rice.Mix well and take it off from the heat.
8.Garnish with coriander leaves