Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Vaangi Bath





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Vaangi bath is a speciality of karnataka...  Even the brinjal hater will start loving this dish as it has a great taste,  flavor and aroma which can never be resisted...

Let's get to the recipe...



Ingredients

Brinjal - 10
Rice - 1 cup
Boiling Water - 2 cup
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies - 2
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Ghee - 1 tblsp
Salt - As needed
Ginger - 1 inch piece

To Roast and grind

Coconut, grated - 2 tblsp
channa dal - 1 tblsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
pepper corns - 7
Red chilli - 3

To temper

Oil - 1 tblsp
Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
Cloves - 2
Elachi - 2
Bay leaves - 1 or 2
Mustard - 1 tsp

Method:

Roast all the ingredients with few drops of oil under "To roast and grind" table to golden brown/nice aroma rises....except coconut...coconut can be roasted very slightly, so add it lastly.
Cool it and powder it and keep aside.

Cut brinjal into cubes and keep it immersed in water till use,cut ginger into thin strips and slit the green chillies.

Heat the kadai with a tsp oil and add the seasoning items and roast it nicely. After done add ginger,green chillies and curry leaves.
Add brinjals with turmeric and salt fry for 2 mins.

Add the ground masala and mix for 2 mins.
Take care that brinjal doesn't gets mashed.

Add the boiling water and rice, cover and cook in low flame till the rice is done which is around 15 to 20 mins.

Sprinkle with ghee before serving.