Vangi Baath | Brinjal (Eggplant) Rice

Posted on June 8th, 2009

Am back after a week long break :) Its really refreshing to see the climate improving here. While folks at Chennai are brooding over the pinching heat, am dreaming about the summer that is yet to come… Enough of my rant :D We love brinjal (eggplant). I tried Vangi bath and it came out very well. Sharing the vaangi bath recipe with u all. Enjoy the vangi bath with raita and applams / chips :)

Vangi Bath | Brinjal (Eggplant) rice

Vangi Bath | Brinjal (Eggplant) rice


Brinjal (Eggplant): 4-5
Onion: 1
Chana dal (Bengal gram): 2 tsp
Urad dal (Black gram): 2 tsp
Red Chilies: 2-3
Coconut (Grated): 2 tsp
Coriander seeds: 1 tsp
Curry leaves: few
Salt: to taste
Asafetida: a pinch
Oil: 2-3 tsps

Preparation Method:

  • Cook rice and keep it aside.
  • Meanwhile prepare the vaangi bath powder.
    • Heat little oil and fry chana dal, urad dal, coriander seeds, asafetida and red chilies.
    • Add coconut, fry for 1-2 mins and then remove the mixture from the stove top.
    • Allow it to cool and then grind into powder.
  • Cut the brinjal and onion into thin slices.
  • Heat oil and do seasoning with mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  • Saute onion till it turns slightly brownish in color.
  • Now add brinjal and fry it till becomes soft (till it is cooked).
  • Mix salt and the vaangi bath powder that we had prepared already.
  • Stir well and switch off the stove.
  • Allow the curry to cool.
  • Now add the cooked rice to this curry and stir thoroughly.
  • Tasty Vangi bath is ready :)

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7 Responses to “Vangi Baath | Brinjal (Eggplant) Rice”

  1. mahimaa Says:

    delicious rice.. sapadnum pola iruku :)


  2. Pooja Says:

    yummy rice Anu..chala bagundi..


  3. nithya Says:

    First time to ur blog…looks lovely.Anything with eggplant and am in for it…Nice post:)


  4. AnuSriram Says:

    That sounds delicious! Your version is completely different from mine.. Will try this recipe soon…


  5. parita Says:

    Vangi bhaath really looks delicious…yum yum


  6. GURURAJAN Says:

    delicious and tasty.parkave nella erukku sappettal arumaiyagha erukkum


  7. Dido Divya Says:

    looks like a nice alternative to MTR vaangi bath masala.. I tried it day before yesterday but it was bit too strong for me.. May be your version will be a nice replacement! visit my blog also and participate in food festival! thanks!


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