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Vegetable brinji rice is a flavourful one-pot dish made using normal rice, vegetables, and spices. This brinji rice recipe gets its name from the spice “brinji ilai” popularly known as bay leaf, to make this dish. This is a popular dish in Tamil cuisine and it is served during festivals and functions. It is also an easy to make alternative to regular lunch box recipes.

In this brinji rice recipe we have used vegetables like carrot, green beans, and potato. You can also use meal maker, bread pieces, and peas to add more flavour to the dish.

Also, in this brinji rice recipe, we have used boiled rice/Puzhungal Arisi. You can use rice of your choice and adjust the water quantity according to it.

How to make brinji rice / vegetable brinji sadam

Step 1:
  • In a thick bottom pan/pressure cooker add 50 ml of oil and warm it up in medium flame
  • Next, add 2 cloves, 1 bay leaf, and 1/4 tsp fennel and saute for a few seconds.
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brinji rice recipe


Step 2:

Next, add 1/2 cup chopped onion and cook until translucent.

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Step 3:

Now, add all the vegetables and half cook all of them in oil. 1/2 cup carrot, 1/2 cup green beans, 1/2 cup potato.

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Step 4:
  • Next, add 1/4 cup mint leaves and 1/4 cup coriander leaves. Mix and saute for a minute.
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Step 5:

Now add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste and mix well. Cook for a minute in medium flames until the raw smell fades away.

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Step 6:
  • Next, add 1/2 cup tomato and cook until partially mashed.
  • Once done, add 1 tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, and 1 tsp salt. Cook the masala for a minute.
  • Finally, add 1 large green chilli and cook them all for a minute before adding water.
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Step 7:
  • Now, add 2 1/2 cup water and mix it well with all the ingredients. And then bring it to a boil in high flame after covering the cooker with a lid.
  • Once the water starts to boil add in the soaked (boiled rice/Puzhungal Arisi) and give a gentle mix.
  • Again cover it with a lid and bring it to a boil in high flame.
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Step 8:
  • Once the mixture starts boiling, lower the flame and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, keeping the lid on.
  • After 20 to 25 minutes open the lid fluff the rice from the corners and serve hot!
  • Brinji rice is ready!
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Brinji rice

How to make brinji rice tender, fluffy, and flavourful with these easy step by step instructions
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: lunch recipe
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: brinji rice recipe
Servings: 4 People

Equipment

  • cooker

Ingredients

Rice for brinji

  • 1 Cup rice(boiled/Puzhungal Arisi)
  • 2 1/2 Cup Water

Making brinji rice

  • 50 ml Oil
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Bayleaf
  • 1/4 tsp Fennel
  • 1/2 Cup Onion
  • 1/2 Cup Carrot
  • 1/2 Cup Green beans
  • 1/2 Cup Potato
  • 1/4 Cup Mint leaves
  • 1/4 Cup Coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 Cup Tomato
  • 1 Large Green chili
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • In a thick bottom pan/pressure cooker add 50 ml of oil and warm it up in medium flame
  • Next, add 2 cloves, 1 bay leaf, and 1/4 tsp fennel and saute for a few seconds.
  • Next, add 1/2 cup chopped onion and cook until translucent.
  • Now, add all the vegetables and half cook all of them in oil. 1/2 cup carrot, 1/2 cup green beans, 1/2 cup potato.
  • Next, add 1/4 cup mint leaves and 1/4 cup coriander leaves. Mix and saute for a minute.
  • Now add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste and mix well. Cook for a minute in medium flames until the raw smell fades away.
  • Next, add 1/2 cup tomato and cook until partially mashed.
  • Finally, add 1 large green chilli and cook them all for a minute before adding water.
  • Now, add 2 1/2 cup water and mix it well with all the ingredients. And then bring it to a boil in high flame after covering the cooker with a lid.
  • Once the water starts to boil add in the soaked (boiled rice/Puzhungal Arisi) and give a gentle mix.
  • Again cover it with a lid and bring it to a boil in high flame.
  • Once the mixture starts boiling, lower the flame and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, keeping the lid on.
  • After 20 to 25 minutes open the lid fluff the rice from the corners and serve hot!
  • Brinji rice is ready!

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