Nombu Kanji – Ramzan Special

by Lakshmi RamNair
Spicy kanji or gruel made with rice, meat and mild spices
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Lamb or beef(minced) - ½ cup
  • Broken rice(soaked in water and later drained) - 2 small
  • Green gram(soaked in water and later drained, Cheruparipppu) - ½ cup
  • Vegetables(chopped) - 1 cup
  • Onion(thinly sliced, medium) - 2 nos
  • Tomato(finely chopped, medium) - 1 no
  • 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 sticks(Karugapatta) - 1
  • Cloves – 3(Grambu) - 4 nos
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Coriander leaves(A little, chopped) -
  • Mint leaves(A few) -
  • Ghee/Oil - 1
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Lamb or beef(minced) - ½ cup
  • Broken rice(soaked in water and later drained) - 2 small
  • Green gram(soaked in water and later drained, Cheruparipppu) - ½ cup
  • Vegetables(chopped) - 1 cup
  • Onion(thinly sliced, medium) - 2 nos
  • Tomato(finely chopped, medium) - 1 no
  • 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 sticks(Karugapatta) - 1
  • Cloves – 3(Grambu) - 4 nos
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Coriander leaves(A little, chopped) -
  • Mint leaves(A few) -
  • Ghee/Oil - 1
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Instructions
  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.
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curryadmin
Sini September 28, 2007 - 12:00 am

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

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