Simple Kanji
2-3 Servings ~ 20-25 Minutes
  • 1 Cup Raw Rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 4-5 Cups of water

Rice Porridge/ Rice Congee

Porridge is a simple dish made by boiling cereals in water or milk. This can either be either sweet or savory and is usually served hot in a bowl as a meal when one is sick.

Congee/Ganji is dish of boiled-down rice common in many parts of Asia.

Enjoy this simple dish, when you want to eat something light yet filling.


– Cook the rice in 3 cups of water along with salt to taste in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles (1 on high flame and the other on low)
– Remove the lid once the pressure is released and add more water (another 1-2 Cups) to make a porridge consistency.
– Enjoy hot Congee with Mango Pickle.

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  2. We don’t see this recipe being posted quite often. Great to see that you are posting such simple recipes also. Super…continue posting.

  3. We always cooked Rava Porriage and some times the Sago Porriage…this was new for me…Also try posting the Rava Porriage and Sago Porriage in this blog…
    Blog is superb… 😉

  4. This simple dish is a saviour at the end of a tyring day. Thanks for posting the 2 varieties of this Congee…i Liked the spicy one though..its tempting…so made it and enjoyed to the core.

  5. Seeing the pic is making me hungry. Nice collection of recipes..I honestly believe this site needs a lot more attention. I’ll probably be back again to see more, thanks for the info!

  6. Hey there, this is such a simple dish, I have had this in the restaurants in Singapore as well. It is so light on the stomach. I even make my son have this few times in a week along with veg or non-veg side dish.

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