Sunday, March 24, 2013

Kathrikai Saadam/Brinjal Rice

For the last week of the marathon, i am gonna Revisit my old posts and refurbish them with new coat of poly!! ha, effects of watching Cars, Cars2 for a 7 days!!! :) Holidays on, for my kiddo so t is Movies, Park, Play all the time!!! :)

For the next 3 days, i will be editing my old posts with new pictures. I have chosen recipes, which i make often. Once such is, Brinjal Rice, Quickie Mixed Rice, if you try once, you will definitely make it often, for its combo of masala's and even the brinjal-hating kiddo's too would love it for that Kick of spice.
Ingredients
2 Cups cooked Rice,
5-6 Brinjals
1 medium onion
1 medium tomatoes
2-3 tbsp Oil
Curry leaves a few
Salt to taste
1 tsp shredded ginger
Fresh Coriander for garnishing
Roast n Grind
2 tbsp Chana Dal/Gram Dal
1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
1 tbsp Skinned Peanuts
1 tbsp Fresh grated Coconut
5-6 Red Chillies
marble-sized tamarind

Method
Spiced Yoghurt
1/2 Cup Yoghurt
1/2 tsp of shredded ginger
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp each, cumin powder and Red Chili Powder
  • Whisk the curd well. Add Ginger, cumin and red chili powder, Mix well. 
  • Add Salt just before serving, mix well and Serve along any mixed rice.

Making the Brinjal Rice
  • Dry Roast the ingredients under Roast n Grind, except tamarind and coconut. Grind the roasted ingredients along with tamarind and coconut Coarsely.
  • Remove the stem of the brinjals and slice them lengthwise.
  • Heat oil in a Non-stick Pan, Splutter mustard seeds, add hing and Curry leaves.
  • Add onions and saute until translucent, next add tomatoes, add 1/4 cup water and let Tomatoes Cook and become soft and ooze oil.
  • Next add Brinjals, Mix  well.Cover and cook in a low flame for 10 minutes.
  • When the Brinjals are half-cooked, add the grounded masala powder and salt to it.Mix well.
  • Cover and Cook in a Simmer flame until done, takes about 8-10 minutes.
  • Take it off the stove,  Add the Cooked Rice and mix well.  Garnish with Coriander leaves and shredded ginger. Serve Warm with Spiced Yogurt. 

18 comments:

  1. Flavourful rice and the new picture is tempting and nice.

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  2. Brinjal rice...I had always loved brinjals, till some two years back i got allergic to them..since then it is a banned veg in the house!...but I love this curd..I love adding chaatmasala and some sweet chutney to it too!

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  3. very flavorful..interesting yogurt mixture!

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  4. this is my favorite rice, though i make it using the kolhapuri masala, i am used to...it works very well for me

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  5. oh love it!!! so perfect for lunchbox!!! so flavorful!!
    Sowmya
    Ongoing Event - HITS - Diabetic Friendly
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  6. there are so many versions to Brinjal rice - the andhra variety is so diff from Karnataka vangibhath which is again diff from TN and Maharashtrian varities :-) yummy clicks, Priya !

    Kalyani
    Sizzling Tastebuds
    Event : Summer Splash + Giveaway

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  7. Wow the new pictures are awesome Priya..so nice to check out the recipes..:)

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  8. awesome recipe...very inviting ...love it

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  9. You rock with ur new clicks Priya, who will say no to these delicious rice.

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  11. Oh so innovative. Brinjals in rice.... Sounds like a dream :)

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  12. One of my absolute favorite dishes. Looks delicious and lovely clicks..

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  13. The spiced yoghurt is inviting. I can imagine how good it must have been. Brinjal Rice and raita. Awesome.

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