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

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 30 Sep 2006

Rating: 4
14 Votes, 2 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 1
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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.


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


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

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