Karkkidaka Kanji Recipe | കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി

2015-07-23
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  • Yield : 2 bowls
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 30m

Karkkidaka Kanji Recipe / കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി

Karkkidaka Kanji / കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി is a medicinal porridge prepared in Kerala mainly in the malayalam month, karkkidakam (17th July and ends on 16th August). It has high medicinal value, as it is specially prepared with herbal ingredients. The medicinal value of the porridge depends on the variety of herbal ingredients added. You don’t have to put all the herbal ingredients, if it is not possible to get them all. You can also prepare the porridge with the available herbal plants. 

Karkkidaka Kanji Recipe - കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി - Porridge with herbal ingredients

Karkkidaka Kanji Recipe – കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി – Porridge with herbal ingredients

The medicinal plants used for Karkkidaka Kanji / കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി are

  • Thazhuthama roots (തഴുതാമ, Boerhavia diffusa or Hog Weed) 
  • Mukkutti (മുക്കുറ്റി, Biophytum sensitivum)
  • Cherukadaladi (ചെറുകടലാടി, Achyranthes aspera)
  • Valli uzhinja (വള്ളി ഉഴിഞ്ഞ, Cardiospermum halicacabum) 
  • Nilampparanda (നിലംപരണ്ട, Curculigo orchioides)
  • Cherula (ചെറൂള, Amaranthaceae)
  • Thottavadi (തൊട്ടാവാടി, Mimosa pudica)
  • kurunthotti (കുറുന്തോട്ടി, Common wireweed)
  • Kizharnelli (കീഴാര്‍നെല്ലി, Chanca piedra)
  • Thulasi (തുളസിയില, Ocimum sanctum, basil)
  • Muyalcheviyan (മുയല്‍ചെവിയന്‍, Lilac tasselflower)
  • Thakara (തകര, Cassia Tora)
  • Aashali (ആശാലി, Lepidium sativum)
Karkkidaka Kanji Recipe - കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി - Medicinal Porridge Recipe

Karkkidaka Kanji Recipe – കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി – Medicinal Porridge Recipe

The medicinal benefits of karkkidaka kanji / കര്‍ക്കിടക ഔഷധക്കഞ്ഞി are as follows:

  • Correcting digestion
  • Increasing blood circulation
  • To get a good sleep
  • Joint and muscle pain relief
  • Relieve constipation
  • Improves your palate

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Ingredients

  • Navara rice or par boiled rice (matta ari, മട്ട അരി) - 1 cup
  • Thazhuthama (തഴുതാമ, Boerhavia diffusa or Hog Weed) roots - 3 nos
  • Mukkutti (മുക്കുറ്റി, Biophytum sensitivum) - 3 nos
  • Cherukadaladi (ചെറുകടലാടി, Achyranthes aspera) - 3 nos
  • Valli uzhinja (വള്ളി ഉഴിഞ്ഞ, Cardiospermum halicacabum) - 3 nos
  • Nilampparanda (നിലംപരണ്ട, Curculigo orchioides) - 3 nos
  • Cherula (ചെറൂള, Amaranthaceae) - 3 nos
  • Thottavadi (തൊട്ടാവാടി, Mimosa pudica) - 3 nos
  • kurunthotti (കുറുന്തോട്ടി, Common wireweed) - 3 nos
  • Kizharnelli (കീഴാര്‍നെല്ലി, Chanca piedra) - 3 nos
  • Thulasi (തുളസിയില, Ocimum sanctum, basil) - 3 nos
  • Muyalcheviyan (മുയല്‍ചെവിയന്‍, Lilac tasselflower) - 3 nos
  • Thakara (തകര, Cassia Tora) - 3 nos
  • Aashali (ആശാലി, Lepidium sativum) - 3 gm
  • Jeerakam (ജീരകം, Cumin seeds) - 5 gm
  • Kurumulak (കുരുമുളക്, pepper) - 2 gm
  • Chukku (ചുക്ക്, Dry ginger) - 3 gm
  • Uluva (ഉലുവ, fenugreek) - 5 gm
  • Thick coconut milk - 1 cup
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Wash the rice with water.

Step 2

Clean the medicinal plants well with water.

Step 3

Slightly grind the medicinal plants and squeeze out the juice from it.

Step 4

Heat a pressure cooker, add rice, jeerakam (ജീരകം, Cumin seeds), aashali (ആശാലി, Lepidium sativum), kurumulak (കുരുമുളക്, pepper), chukku (ചുക്ക്, dry ginger), uluva (ഉലുവ, fenugreek), juice of medicinal plants and water. Cook this for 10 minutes.

Step 5

After 10 minutes, add thick coconut milk, salt and mix well. Cook 3 minutes more. Switch off the flame.

Step 6

Tasty Karkkidaka Kanji is ready.

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Comments (3)

  1. posted by Salini on November 22, 2017

    Hai njan unnakaya undakukaya but banana steam cheythu mix il adichappol nalla loose ayi eni yenthu cheyanam
    Corn flour , maida , rice flour ethil yethekilum mix cheythal chappathi mavinte consistency il
    akkan pattumo

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  2. posted by venkat on November 26, 2017

    good recipes

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  3. posted by Ayesha's Kitchen on November 29, 2017

    Really nice recipe. I will surely try this.

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