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Brinjal Rice Popular

Category : Rice Specialities

Author : priya

Date : 10/28/2005

Rating: Rating 3.6 ( 3.6 ) by 27 users

1 cup long grain (basmati) rice
5 med. oval brinjals with stems intact
1 tbsp. fresh coriander finely chopped
1 stalk curry leaves
1/4 tsp. Cinnamon-clove powder
1/2 tsp. Garam masala
salt to taste
2 tbsp. oil
1 bay leaf, cut into pieces
1/2 tsp. each cumin & mustard seeds
3-4 pinches asafoetida
1 tsp. butter
Grind together into paste:

1 large onion
1/4 cup coconut grated
2 tbsp. fresh coriander leaves
4 green chillies
1/2 pod garlic, cleaned and peeled
1/2" piece ginger, peeled

1. Wash, clean and soak rice in 3 cups salted water for 20 minutes.

2. Cut brinjals into quarters lengthwise, keeping stems attached.

3. Heat oil, add seeds, bayleaf,allow to splutter.

4. Add asafoetida, curry leaves, stir.

5. Add brinjals, garam masala, cinnamon clove powder, stir for a

6. Drain and save rice from water.

7. Add rice, stirfry for 2-3 minutes.

8. Add paste, cook for 2-3 minutes more.

9. Add all other ingredients, stir gently.

10. Add 3 cups saved water.

11. Add salt to taste.

12. Cover, simmer and cook till rice is done, but no water is remaining.

Serve piping hot.

Making time: 30 minutes (excluding rice soaking time)
Makes: 2-3 servings

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Author: rukmani
Email: XXXravisrukmani@gmail.comXXX
Date:  5/7/2010
your recipe is nice . sounds tastier that in other sites . i shall try it tomo .thanks
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