Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Nutty Brinjal Rice

  • Basmati rice – 100 g
  • Water – 200 ml
  • Split channa dal – 1 Table spoon
  • Black gram seeds - 1 Table spoon
  • Cumin seeds – 1 Table spoon
  • Coriander seeds – ½ Table spoon
  • Fenugreek seeds – ¼ Tea spoon
  • Sesame seeds – ¼ Tea spoon
  • Dried Red chili – 1
  • Ground nut – 1 Table spoon
  • Brinjal  (large) – 1
  • Onion (small lemon size) – 1
  • Mustard seeds
  • Oil – 3 Table spoon
  • Asafoetida - Pinch
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves
  • Roasted cashews and ground nuts – 2 Table spoons
  • Soak rice in water for about 20 mins. Cook rice with 200ml water and keep it aside.
  • Chop onion and brinjal into small pieces.
  • Dry roast split channa dal, black gram seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds, ground nut, asafoetida and red chili.
  • Grind them into course powder.
  • In a vessel, heat oil. When the oil is in medium heat add mustard seeds. When they pop up add onion, curry leaves and a pinch of salt. Sauté till onion is slightly brown.
  • Add brinjal and Sauté till it is done (don’t mash brinjal pieces).
  • Add ground mixture and toss them well.
  • Add cooked rice and mix thoroughly by not breaking rice.
  • Adjust salt and sprinkle roasted cashews and ground nuts.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.


  1. Wow nutty brinjal rice looks delicious...awesome click..

  2. adding groundnuts to rice is interesting.
    As always great click!

  3. Brinjal rice looks awesome adding nuts gives nice aroma to the rice,,sure it will tastes good.thanks for sharing the recipe,,,take care n keep on smiling.

  4. hey forgot to say .. beautiful presentation as well

  5. I am just drooling over here ... Very healthy and rich too right ?

  6. very lovely presentation Dear..the rice makes me hungry now..

  7. superb presentation .. i m sure its a mouthwatering dish :)

  8. looks delicious,love nuts added to it...

  9. Healthy and yummy rice.. Please do collect your award from my blog..

  10. Crunchy and delicious rice...

  11. Very interesting version of brinjal rice. Nice click.

  12. Hai!!! Krishna,,nice to know more abt u...r u from cbe dear,,am from tirupur...

  13. Cool..GR8..I will try this recipe looks awesome!!

  14. lovely brinjal rice...thnx for visiting my menu card is still under visit my main blog @ when you have some time...
    will be back soon to check out other recipes from your awesome recipe collection...

  15. One more new recipe to me from your's.Will try this delicious rice dear..

  16. awesome click and lovely recipe...loved the simple but elegant presentation too :-)

  17. Been looking for a good brinjal rice recipe and looks like this is it! Love all the other recipes in your blog too.

    And guess what, we are practically neighbors - BC and Seattle!

  18. Delicious rice...nice blog....have added you to mylist

  19. woww now thats a beautiful healthy rice :)... delicious dear :)

  20. Hello friends thanks for your valuable comments

  21. wow... looks delicious.. following you

  22. very nice nutty brinjal rice. Thanks for your comment in my blog.