Apr 30, 2015

Kambu Koozh Recipe / Pearl Millet Porridge Recipe / Bajra Kool Recipe


This is one of the traditional recipe and such a healthy recipe for you..It is such a hot hot summer here, this koozh just cools you instantly. I have many more version of koozh recipes, will share all of them soon..

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Kambu Sadam



Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..




Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 15 to 20 mins
Serves : 5

Ingredients :

Pearl Millet / Kambu / Bajra - 1 cup
Water - 3 cup
Salt to taste

For Making Koozh:
Shallots / Sambar Onion/ Chinna Ulli - 10 chopped finely
Green Chillies - 2 chopped finely
Sour Curd or Yogurt - 1 cup or as needed
Salt to taste

Method:

Take pearl millet in a bowl, add in 1/4 cup of water, rub well. leave it for 5 mins. Take this in a blender and make it like a rava consistency or crush it lightly.

Take this in a blender and add in water. Cover and Pressure cook for 4 whistle. Simmer the flame and cook for 5 mins. turn off the heat and let the steam escape all by itself. 

Open the cooker, add in salt and mix well.

Transfer the mix to a big plate, cool it lightly. Dip your hands in water and shape the mix into balls.

Put the balls in a bowl, cover with water and leave it in fridge as long as you need.

When making koozh, take the ball, mash it lightly with your hands, pour the water in which it was soaking.

Add in curd, green chillies, salt and shallots.

Mix well, Pour this in a earthernware pot and serve.

Pictorial:
I measure 1 cup of pearl millet / kambu


Poured that into a bowl


i just poured little water, say around 1/4 cup


rubbed with my hands really well, let this sit for 5 mins


now take them in a blender


i made it like rava consistency, but you can just 
crush it little


look at the consistency


I got around 2 cups of pearl millet rava from the 
1 cup whole millet


take them in a bleder


add in 3 cups of water


mix well


Pressure cook


It will be bit runny at this stage, 
but as soon it cools it will get thick


i like to add little salt in my sadam


i poured it into a large plate to cool down faster


dip your hands in water


take a healthy portion of this millet mix


shape it into ball


Now it is done..This is kambu sadam


I took three portions from it and put it in a bowl


Pour some water over it


cover it completely


put a lid over it and put it in fridge


Now take your other ingredients


for making koozh, take a ball


put it in a bowl


mash it using your hands


now it is mashed


pour the cold water over it


mash it well




add some salt


some green chillies


some chopped onions


pour in some curd


mix well


now take a earthern ware pot


pour it in


done

Serve

8 comments:

  1. I love koozh.. Is this which we get in temple?

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  2. @Mumtaz begumno that is different made from ragi, will share it soon

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  3. Hi mam, how long we should keep in refridgerator

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  4. Thank ur aarthi......by cing ur blog I start to cook.....god bless u and ur family.....ur doing good job aarthi......

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  5. Dear aarthi y should we kept in refrigerator & hw many days Wil be keep in that.also r u adding water to the ball & refrigerator

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  6. @pari pariu can store this for 3 to 4 days in fridge. adding water will keep it moist and will ferment a little

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  7. In ancient days they don't have refrigerator na? Then what is the traditional method?

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