Boil enough water in a pan,add a tsp of salt .
When water start boiling add soaked rice and cook till done and then strain on a colander to drain all the water.
Take 3 tbsp of oil in a heavy bottom pan and add the sliced or cubed brinjals.Saute till brinjls are 80% done,remove from the pan and keep aside.
In the same pan add 1 tbsp of oil and add the lentils for tempering.
When lentil become golden add cashew or peanut and saute till become golden.
Now add green chilies,curry leaves and whole red chilies and saute.
Now add brinjals,about a cup of water,jaggary,tamarind pulp,salt,turmeric and 3 tbsp of vangi bhath powder and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
When brinjal cooked completely then add cooked rice.Mix well and then add fresh coriander
Serve hot garnished with fried cashew and few fried brinjal slices.
Serving suggestions-serve vengi bhath with yogurt and papad