Brinji rice:

Vegetables - carrot, beans, peas, potatoes.
Chop them very fine.

Basmati - 1 cup

Mixed vegetables - 1 cup

Coconut - ½ cup

Green chillies - 4 – slit into 2

Salt

Saffron powder - a tiny pinch / color powder

For Grinding:

Sombu - ½ tsp

Kasa kasa - 2 tsp

Cashews - 7

Garlic – 2 pieces

For seasoning:

Oil + ghee - 2 tbsp + 2 tbsp

Cinnamon - 1

Cardamom – 1

Bay leaves - 3 pieces

Curry leaves - few


Method:

Wash & soak rice for 15 mts.Then drain & keep ready.

Add warm water to coconut & take 1 cup of milk.

Heat ghee-oil mixture in a pan. Temper as given, add ground paste, fry lightly & add rice.
Fry rice for a few mts, add green chillies, sauted vegetables, salt & coconut milk. Add color powder.

Transfer it to rice cooker, close the cooker.

Cook & then switch off.

Since this rice has no onions, it is best served with onion raita.