Brinjal rice recipe is as good as the famous baigan ka bharta. The taste of brinjal combines with aromatic spices and rice making a perfect dish. Just try this out and you will definitely love this quick, easy and tasty dish.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes (including rice cooking time)
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2

  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 medium-size brinjals
  • 1 big onion
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt according to taste

For Spice Powder

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1.5 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 4 red chillies
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp khas-khas
  • 1 tsp dry coconut powder

Preparation Instructions:

  • Pressure cook the rice. When cooked, spread them on a plate, add 1 tbsp oil to the rice and mix well so that the rice doesn’t stick.
  • Till rice are cooking, heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and roast the ingredients under “Spice powder” section. Let the ingredients cool and grind them to powder.
  • Boil the peas and slice the brinjal and onions lengthwise.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add onions, fry them for 3-4 minutes, add brinjal and cook them covered for 8 minutes. Add boiled peas.
  • Now, add spice powder, turmeric powder and salt to the vegetables and mix well.
  • Add cooked rice and mix well. Turn off the stove and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve as it is with raita or with any gravy.


  • Do not overcook the brinjal otherwise they will become mashy.

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