1.Brinjal 3 (cut into 1" size)
2.Olive oil 4 tblsp
3.Onion 3 (chopped)
4.Basmati rice 2 cups
5.Tomato 4 (peeled and chopped)
6.Cinnamon,cardamom,cloves and bay leaf - to taste
7.Chick peas 1 cup (boiled)
8.Parsley 1/2 cup (chopped)
1.Take a deep curved pan.
Place brinjal and sprinkle salt.
Toss to combine and let sit half an hour.
2.Heat 2 tblsp.of olive oil in a Kadai and add brinjal.
Cook for 10 minutes. Stir occassionally.
3.Fry chopped onions and cashew nuts.
Add rice and cook for ten minutes with enough water.Add chick peas
Add brinjal,tomatoes,and all masala items.
Reduce the flame,cover and simmer 20 minutes
4.Remove the kadai from heat.
Sprinkle with parsley .
5.Serve hot with cucumber raita.
1.Plain curd 2 cups
2.Cucumber 1 cup (chopped,seeded and peeled)
3.Onions 1 cup (chopped)
4.Mint 2 tblsp.chopped
5.Cumin 1/2 tsp (grounded)
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Add salt to taste.