Brinji Bath

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Coconut milk - 1.5 cups
  • Basil leaf (brinji or biryani leaf) - 2
  • Cinnamon - 2 inches
  • cloves - 4
  • Anise - 2 petal
  • Garlic - 1 full
  • Coriander seeds - 1 Tbsp (heaped)
  • Aniseed (sombu) - 1 tsp (heaped)
  • Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
  • Ghee - 2+3 tbsp

How to Make Brinji Bath

  • Grind coriander seeds and aniseed together and dissolve in half cup of water.
  • Mix turmeric with this and keep aside.
  • Fry rice in 2 tbsp ghee and keep aside.
  • In 3 tbsp ghee, fry cinnamon cloves, brinji leaves (don't break it), anise and the rice.
  • Add the peeled garlic and coconut milk.
  • Now drain the masala water along with the turmeric to equal 2 cups of water.
  • Add salt and transfer to electric rice cooker or pressure cook for 7 mins.
  • If there is too much of coconut milk it could be reduced and compensated with masala water.