Ramdan Special Nombu Kanji Recipe | നോമ്പ് കഞ്ഞി2015-07-14
- Yield : 3 bowl
- Servings : 3
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 15m
- Ready In : 30m
Ramdan Special Nombu Kanji Recipe | നോമ്പ് കഞ്ഞി
Ramdan Special Nombu Kanji Recipe / നോമ്പ് കഞ്ഞി is a healthy and tasty porridge recipe, which is served during iftar or for the dinner there after. It is very delicious and nutritious dish and gives a relief for the tiredness during fasting.
The ingredients of nombu kanji may differ from place to place, but tastes delicious. Here I am using raw rice (പച്ചരി, pachari) and Moong dal (ചെറുപയർ പരിപ്പ്, cherupayar parippu). Also adding spices for nice aroma and flavor.
- Raw rice / Pachari - 1/2 cup
- Moong dal / cherupayar parippu - 2 tbsp
- Carrot - 1 no (chopped)
- Onion - 1 no (chopped)
- Tomato - 1 no (chopped)
- Ginger garlic paste - 1/4 tsp
- Red chilly powder - 1/4 tsp
- Garam masala powder - 1/4 tsp
- Turmeric powder - a pinch
- Thick coconut milk - 1 cup
- Water - 4 cups
- Mint Leaves - 1 tbsp (chopped)
- Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp (chopped)
- For tempering :- Sunflower oil - 2 tsp
- Cloves - 2 nos
- Cinnamon - 1/2 inch piece
- Cardamom - 1 whole
- Salt to taste
Grind raw rice and moong dal together to a coarse mixture and set aside.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add sun flower oil, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and saute well. Add ginger garlic paste and onions. Fry till onions turn transparent.
Then add tomato, carrot, mint leaves, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, garam masala powder and salt. Saute well. Then add raw rice and moong dal mixture.
Add water and pressure cook for 4 whistles or until mushy. Once pressure releases, open and mash it well.
Heat it again and add a little more water, if it is too thick. Then add coconut milk and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves and switch off.
Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
Tasty Nombu Kanji is ready.
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