Brinjal Rice Recipe

This is a spicy rice recipe made by tempering the brinjals or eggplants with mustard seeds and curry leaves and then mixing with boiled rice. It is very tasty as well as complete meal in itself.

  • 3 cups plain rice
  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • a few curry leaves
  • 3 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 3 cups eggplant (brinjals)
  • 3 tsp. finely sliced green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
How to make brinjal rice:
  1. Boil rice and keep aside.
  2. In a large pan fry the mustard seeds, curry leaves, add the eggplant (brinjal) and green chillies. Stir on low flame, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Add salt and turmeric powder cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from fire and add lemon juice stir well and mix with the rice. Stir gently allowing each grain to coat.