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brinji rice recipe | vegetable brinji | veg brinji | brinji sadam

easy brinji rice recipe | vegetable brinji | veg brinji | brinji sadam
Course rice
Cuisine tamil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for masala paste:

  • handful coriander
  • handful mint / pudina
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 4 clove
  • ½ inch cinnamon
  • 1 tsp fennel / saunf
  • 2 tbsp water

other ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 bay leaf / tej patta / brinji ilai
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 chilli slit
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • ½ carrot chopped
  • 2 tbsp peas / matar
  • ½ potato / aloo cubed
  • 7 florets cauliflower / gobi
  • 5 beans chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup basmati rice soaked 20 minutes
  • 2 tbsp coriander. chopped
  • 2 tbsp mint / pudina chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, prepare the masala paste by taking handful coriander, handful mint, 2 pods cardamom, 4 clove, ½ inch cinnamon, 1 tsp fennel in a blender.
  • blend to smooth paste adding 2 tbsp water.
  • now in a cooker heat 2 tbsp ghee and 1 tbsp oil.
  • add 4 bay leaf, 1 star anise, 2 pods cardamom and saute until it turns aromatic.
  • further add 1 onion followed by 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and 3 chilli. saute well.
  • also add 1 tomato and saute until tomato turn soft and mushy.
  • now add ½ carrot, 2 tbsp peas, ½ potato, 7 florets cauliflower, 5 beans and 1 tsp salt.
  • saute for a minute until vegies turn aromatic.
  • additionally, add in prepared masala paste and few curry leaves.
  • continue to saute for a minute until raw flavour disappears.
  • pour 1 cup water and 1 cup coconut milk. mix well and get to a rolling boil.
  • further add 1 cup basmati rice (soaked 20 minuteand give a good stir.
  • spreadingly add 2 tbsp coriander and 2 tbsp mint.
  • cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame.
  • finally, cool slightly and enjoy brinji rice with raita.