Friday, January 21, 2011

Brinjal rice

rice           11/2cups
brinjal       300gms
big onions 300gms
green peas  1cup peeled
corianderleaves   2tbs
turmeric powder  1/2tsp

For the masala (roast and grind)
channa dhal  11/2tsp
dhania seeds 11/2tsp
red chillies      6
clove              2
cardamom      1
cinamon stick  small piece
saunf              1/2tsp
khus khus       1/2tsp
dry coconut     1tsp

cook the rice in the rice cooker with little less water than usual so that rice does not stick to each other.
roast the ingredients in little oil and powder it (not very smooth)
slice the onions and brinjal lenghtwise and boil the peas seperately.
heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds and channa dhal and add onions,fry for few minutes and add brinjal and fry till the brijal is cooked by covering it for few minutes.add boiled peas.
add turmeric powder,salt and the masala powder and mix with the cooked rice.
garnish with corianderleaves and serve with any raita.

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