Nombu Kanji - Ramzan Special

Spicy kanji or gruel made with rice, meat and mild spices

Nombu Kanji - Ramzan Special

Spicy kanji or gruel made with rice, meat and mild spices

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 30 Sep 2006

Rating: 4
13 Votes, 2 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 1
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Nombu Kanji - Ramzan Special Nombu Kanji - Ramzan Special By Lakshmi Ram Nair Nombu Kanji - Ramzan Special Published: Spicy kanji or gruel made with rice, meat and mild spices 4 stars based on 2 reviews Total time: Yield: 1 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Lamb or beef(minced) – ½ cup
Broken rice – 2 small cups
(soaked in water and later drained)
Green gram(Cheruparipppu) – ½ cup
(soaked in water and later drained)
Vegetables(chopped) – 1 cup
Onion(medium) – 2 nos
(thinly sliced)
Tomato(medium) – 1 no
(finely chopped)
Green chillies – 2 : 3 nos
Ginger:garlic paste – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Chilly powder – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) – ½ tsp
Coconut – ½ no
Cinnamon(Karugapatta) sticks – 1 – 2 nos
Cloves(Grambu) – 3 : 4 nos
Salt – As reqd
Coriander leaves(chopped) – A little
Mint leaves – A few
Ghee/oil – 1 – 2 tbsp
Directions:
1. Heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker. 2. Splutter cumin seeds followed by cinnamon sticks and cloves. 3. Add onion and green chillies and sautT till the onions turn light brown. 4. Add the meat and sautT again till it too turns light brown. 5. Add ginger-garlic paste and sautT till you get rid of the raw smell. 6. Add tomato and sautT well till it gets blended well. 7. Add turmeric powder and chilly powder and stir well. 8. Add the vegetables, mix well and sautT for a while. 9. Add green gram and broken rice and mix well. 10. Fry the rice and dhal for a while. 11. Add about 4 cups of water and mix well again. 12. Add salt and mix well. 13. Pressure cook for 5 v10 mins or till done. 14. Add thick coconut milk and mix well, if more water is reqd. 15. :- Serve hot or warm.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker.

Step 2

Splutter cumin seeds followed by cinnamon sticks and cloves.

Step 3

Add onion and green chillies and sautT till the onions turn light brown.

Step 4

Add the meat and sautT again till it too turns light brown.

Step 5

Add ginger-garlic paste and sautT till you get rid of the raw smell.

Step 6

Add tomato and sautT well till it gets blended well.

Step 7

Add turmeric powder and chilly powder and stir well.

Step 8

Add the vegetables, mix well and sautT for a while.

Step 9

Add green gram and broken rice and mix well.

Step 10

Fry the rice and dhal for a while.

Step 11

Add about 4 cups of water and mix well again.

Step 12

Add salt and mix well.

Step 13

Pressure cook for 5 v10 mins or till done.

Step 14

Add thick coconut milk and mix well, if more water is reqd.

Step 15

:- Serve hot or warm.

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Safi

I love kanji. But I want to know more vegetables used in kanji. Because my son won't eat vegetables so want him to eat like this. Thank you

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Sini

I tried out this Kanji today and we all enjoyed it. Thanks, Sini

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