Vangi bath recipe | How to make vangi bhath | Brinjal rice recipe

By Latha on May 14th, 2016

karnataka vangi bath recipe

Vangi bath recipe explained with step by step pictures. Vangi bath is a popular breakfast recipe in Karnataka. I have explained the vangi bath powder recipe in my previous post. Preparing tasty Vangi bath is very easy if you have vangi bath powder. I have also posted tasty gorikayi rice bath recipe prepared using cluster beans and vangi bath powder, which tastes similar to vangi bath. So if you do not like brinjals then you can try gorikayi rice bath.

If you are looking for more brinjal recipes, then do check my simple badanekai palya, badanekayi ennegayi and sutta badanekayi gojju (charred brinjal curry) recipes.

Vangi bath is a tasty one pot meal recipe. And if you are looking for more rice recipes, then do check my easy bisi bele bath, menthe soppu ricebath, veg pulav, tomato bath, lemon rice, ghee rice and pongal recipes.

Vangi bath recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 3

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 2 tender long green brinjal
  2. 1 cup sona masuri or any high quality rice
  3. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  4. 2 tsp gram dal / channa dal
  5. 2 tsp urad dal
  6. 5 - 6 cashews or 2 tbsp ground nuts
  7. 5 - 6 curry leaves
  8. 1 gooseberry sized tamarind
  9. 3 - 4 tsp vangi bath powder
  10. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  11. Salt as per your taste
  12. 8 tsp cooking oil

Instructions for making vangi bath:

  1. To prepare vangi bath, first cook the rice and set it aside.
  2. Try to use tender green brinjals for better long brinjals for vangi bath
  3. cut the brinjals into 2 " pieces and slit them length wise. Soak the cut brinjals in good drinking water and set it aside.cut brinjals for vangi bath
  4. Take a oil in a frying pan and heat it. Add in mustard seeds, gram dal, urad dal and cashews.tempering for vangi bath
  5. Fry until mustard seed splutters and dals turn brown in colour. But do not burn them. Add in curry leaves and reduce the flame.tempering for vangi bath
  6. Add in soaked brinjal pieces by squeezing out the water. Fry the brinjals for 1 minute under high flame.brinjals for vangi bath
  7. Add in turmeric powder and fry for 2 more minutes under medium flame.turmeric powder for vangi bath
  8. Add in salt.salt for vangi bath
  9. Add in tamarind juice extracted from one gooseberry sized tamarind.tamarind for vangi bath
  10. Cover and cook the brinjals for 5 minutes under low flame.cook brinjals for vangi bath
  11. Now add in 3 - 4 tsp of vangi bath powder.vangi bath powder for vangi bath
  12. Fry for 2 more minutes and switch off the stove.vangi bath powder for vangi bath
  13. Add in cooked rice.rice for vangi bath
  14. Mix well using a flat spatula. Serve it with raita or curd rice.mix and serve vangi bath

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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