Nonbu Kanji (Rice & Veg Porridge) – Ramadan Special

Nonbu Kanji

Nonbu Kanji is a favourite Porridge made with Rice and mixed vegitables that is specially prepared during Ramzan by muslims lgoes good with  vadai/bajji dipped in this kanji and that is the best dish for breakfast.

Ingredients:

  • Rice – 1 cup
  • Moong dhal – 1/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Methi seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf – 1
  • Garlic cloves – 10
  • Chopped vegetable – 1 cup
  • Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Ghee – 2 tsp, Oil – 2 tsp
  • Onion – 1 finely chopped
  • Tomato – 1 finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves – few
  • Mint leaves – few
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Coconut milk – 1/2 cup
  • Water – 5 cups + 2 cups
  • Salt – to taste

Method:
Wash and soak rice and moong dal in water.
Grind Rice and moong dal in mixie for few seconds..
Heat oil and ghee in pressure cooker.
Add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf and fry for few seconds.
Add finely chopped onion and fry till onion is soft.
Add green chillies and fry.
Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes off.
Add garlic cloves, chopped tomato, chopped vegetables and fry one by one.
Add coriander leaves, mint leaves and fry.
Add cumin powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
Add broken rice and moong dal and fry.
Add 5 cups of water and adjust salt.
Pressure cook for 5-6 whistles. When done, open and mash it slightly.
Add coconut milk and 2 cups of hot water and boil.
Nonbu kanji is ready !!!