Vangibath/Brinjal rice

Vangibath/Brinjal fried rice: 

Brinjal/Eggplant and ground masala, mixed with the cooked long grain rice unique blend of this rice leave you to feel the great taste with fresh ground masala, It is a  complete meal with Vegetarian Omelette, for the working women and school going children.Vangibath is a special dish in Mangalore, I browsed to get a good recipe for it, for your experience.

Recipe for Vegetarian Omelette:

Brinjal Rice


Brinjal-1/4 kg

Long grain rice cooked  Aldente -2 cups



Garlic-4 pods crushed

Curry leaves-2 twig

Salt-1 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Sambar masala powder-1 tsp

Amchur powder or Tamarind paste-1/2 tsp

To Temper:

Oil-1 tbsp

Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Channa dal1/2 tsp (cinnamon bay leaf optional)

To enhance the taste, Masala powder:

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Channa dal-1 tsp

Groundnut-2 tsp

Coriander seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chilli-2 nos

Sesame seeds 1/2 tsp (optional)

Roast all these Ingredients to the golden brown ground to a coarse powder, you can prepare the previous day and store it in an air tight container.


Soak long grain rice for 15 minutes and cook with 2 cups of water(Ratio 1:2).

Chop Onion and Tomato lengthwise, cut Brinjal to small cubes.

Heat wide pan with oil temper with above mentioned: “To Temper ingredients”.

Add crushed Garlic and chopped Onion saute well till the raw smell changes, add curry leaves Brinjal to saute for 3 more minutes.

Brinjal fried rice
Brinjal fried rice

Add Tomato, Salt, Sambar masala powder, and Turmeric powder sprinkle some water to cook.(you can sprinkle some amchur powder/Mango powder for taste)Tamarind paste.


When it is completely cooked add cooked rice to it, mix gently, add spice powder and mix well.

Allow it to cool and pack your lunch box with the vegetarian omelet.


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