Vangi Bhath / Brinjal Rice

Happy Halloween.
This is another rice variety i made with brinjal. Vangi Bhath or Brinjal Rice is a Karnataka speciality. It is very tasty as well as complete meal in itself. I hope you all enjoy it......


1 cup basmati rice, cook and keep aside
3 brinjals, cut into cubes or lenghtwise
3 tomatoes, finely chopped
2 green chillies, slit lenghtwise
1/4 tsp turmeric powder 
1 1/2 tbsp oil
salt as per taste
few coriander leaves, finely chopped

To be roasted and grounded:

1 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp bengal gram / chana dal
4 red chillies
2 tsp urad dal
1/4 tsp black peppercorns
1 tbsp coconut

For the seasoning:

1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp urad dal
pinch of hing
few curry leaves


1: Heat a tsp of oil and fry coriander seeds, chana dal, urad dal and pepper. After it turns slightly brown add coconut and fry. Powder it and keep aside.

2: Heat a tbsp of oil, add the ingredients for seasoning. Add brinjals, chillies and turmeric powder. Cook the brinjal in low flame adding water when needed.

3: Then add the grounded powder and required salt. When brinjals are slightly cooked, add the finely chopped tomatoes and cook well.

4: Then add the cooked rice and mix well. Adjust salt.

5: Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with any raita.

Sending this to HLI-Brinjal hosted by Priya originally started by Kalyani and also to  HCC - Healthy Lunch @ Edible Entertainment (started by Smita).

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Archana.


Amy said...

look delicious & lovely presentation....

Archana Toshniwal said...

Thanks Amy.....

Priya said...

Super delicious vangi bhath, inviting Archana,u have a lovely space,thanks for sending dear..

Archana Toshniwal said...

It's my pleasure priya......

DV said...

Wonderful presentation! Apt for Halloween Week! :) Vangi bath looks delicious :)

Kavi... said...

Sooo cute!!!! Thanks so much for linking to my event! :) Can you please mention SMita's event link too? She is the one who started the event. The link is there on my event announcement page.
Kavi | Edible Entertainment
Ongoing event: Healthy Lunch Challenge

Archana Toshniwal said...

Thanks Kavi and i mentioned Smita's event link also....

Amy said...

Look so delicious & I like the presentation...he looks so cute....
Thanks for linking with my event...

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