Kanji is a staple diet of Kerala, enjoyed by the rich & the poor alike. It has many variations, this recipe is the simplest form of it. Best enjoyed with pickle or green lentils.
Serves – 4 persons
Ingredients for Kanji Recipe
- Rice/Podiari/Broken brown rice – 2 cups
- Salt – to taste
- Coconut (grated) – 2 cups
- Water – 1½ litres
Procedure for preparation of Kanji Recipe
Wash the rice and keep aside.
Heat the water in a big vessel and when it is about to boil add the rice, let it boil for sometime, and then let the rice cook on low flame. Once the rice is cooked add salt and cook for some more time till you get the required consistency of the Kanji, it should a little watery.
Finally, add the grated coconut, mix well and remove from fire. Serve hot with pickle, pappadam or Spicy Papad or kondatam or green lentils (green moong).
P.S. – When using broken brown rice instead of normal white rice, take precaution as it gets cooked faster than white rice.