Spicy Kanji
2-3 Servings ~ 20-25 Minutes
  • 1 Cup Raw Rice
  • 4-5 Cups of Water
  • ½ Tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Channa Dal
  • 1 Tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 Tsp Peanut
  • 2-3 Green Chillies
  • 3-4 Curry Leaves
  • 2-3 Tbsp of Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tsp Oil

Spicy Rice Porridge/ Congee

Below is a spicy version of Rice Congee/Porridge. Simple and tasty.


– 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.
– Heat oil in a shallow fry pan on medium heat, add mustard seeds and allow spluttering.
– Add the peanuts, channa dal and urad dal and stir fry till they change color.
– Add in the curry leaves and green chillies and stir fry for 10 seconds.
– Add this to the congee along with the fresh coriander leaves. Mix well and serve hot in a bowl.
– Enjoy with or without Mango pickle.

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