Brinjal Rice

Total time 25 minutes (using the pressure cooker)
Make 6-8 servings
1tbsp desi ghee or vegetable oil
½ tsp mustard seeds
1 chill, chopped
Pinch of hing
1 cup chopped brinjal
1 cup diced potatoes
½ cup basmati rice, washed and kept aside for 20 minutes
2 cups warm water
2tsp garam masala powder
½ tsp haldi
Salt to taste
1. Heat ghee. Add mustard seeds and when they splutter, mix in chilli and hing. Stir in brinjal and potatoes; sauté for 5 minutes. Add green peas, rice, water, garam masala and haldi. Pressure cooker till whistle is about to blow, then lower heat and cook 5 minutes. Set aside till steam dissipates.
2. Fluff with fork to separate grains. Serve alone, or with chutney


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