Jun 22, 2015

Ramadan Nombu Kanji Recipe / Ramzan Nombu Kanji Recipe


This recipe have been requested many times in my blog starting from last year. Finally i decided to make it this year and made it couple days back. It turned out so delicious and loved it to the core.. 


Check out my list of Complete Ramadan Recipes..

Similar Recipes,
Paal kanji & payaru thoran
Ulundu kanji and coriander thogayal
Wheat ulundu kanji
Millets kanji 
Varagu kanji



Actually i made it as a nonveg version, but you can easily make it complete vegetarian by skipping the chicken part alone. It still taste good. 


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


Preparation Time : 15 mins
Soaking Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins
Serves : 3 to 4

Ingredients:


Raw Rice / Pacharisi - 1 cup

Split Yellow Moong Dal - 1/4 cup ( I used masoor dal)
Chicken - 300 grams boneless, chopped finely
Onion -  1 medium size chopped finely
Green Chillies - 4 chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblspn
Capsicum / Bell Peppers - 1/2 chopped finely
Carrot - 1 large chopped finely
Peas - 1 cup ( I used frozen)
Tomatoes - 2 large chopped finely
Mint Leaves - 1/4 cup finely chopped
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup finely chopped
Cumin Powder/ Jeera Podi - 2 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp or to taste
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Thick Coconut Milk - 1 cup
Water - 5 cups
Salt to taste

For Seasoning:

Ghee - 2 tblspn
Cinnamon / Pattai - 2 cm piece
Bay Leaf - 1
Cardamom / Yelakai - 3 crushed
Cloves / Krambu - 3 
Mace / Jathipathri - 2 
Star Anise - 1

Method:


Wash and soak rice and dal for 30 mins. Drain and set aside.


Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add in seasoning ingredients and mix well for a min.


Add in onions, chillies and salt. Saute for 2 to 3 mins.


Now add in ginger garlic paste and cook till raw smell leaves from it.


Add in the spice powders and mix well.


Now add in the veggies and tomatoes. Mix well in the masala.


Add in coriander and mint leaves.


Add in chicken, coconut and mix well.


Add in the rice and dal and toss well.


Pour in water and mix well. Bring it to a boil and simmer the flame and cook for 4 whistle. Simmer the pot for 15 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself.


Now open the cooker, the rice must be completely mushed up. Now add in coconut milk and more water as needed. Mix well and simmer for a min.


Serve hot.


Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


take your boneless chicken and chop it finely


Take raw rice and dal in a bowl


wash them well and soak for 30 mins


drain them and set aside
heat oil in a pressure cooker


Add in seasoning ingredients


saute them for a min


add in onions and chillies


add in salt


saute till it turns translucent


add in ginger garlic paste


saute for a min till raw smell leaves from it


add in the spice powders


Mix that in the oil


add in veggies and tomatoes


add in mint and coriander leaves


add in the peas


mix well


add in chicken


and some coconut


mix well


add in the rice and dal


toss well


pour in water


mix well, bring it to boil and pressure cook


Now it is cooked, it will look a little soupy


just like this, you see the rice is cooked well


add in coconut milk


simmer for few more mins


Serve



11 comments:

  1. Why your blog changed??I liked the previous setup!!

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  2. Yes previous set up was better than this....:(

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  3. I liked your earlier blog this is kinda difficult to view. If possible plz change it.thanks for the wonderful receipies you've made me a good cook :)

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  4. Hi ! Aarthi!!
    Such a lovely recipe of non-veg dal khichadi !!A must try on a rainy day !!

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  5. Hi !! Aarthi !!Such a lovely recipe of non-veg dal khichadi!!A must try on a rainy day with papad and raita !!

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  6. Can I use yogurt instead of coconut milk ? Please advise.

    Thank you

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  7. Hi

    Instead of coconut milk can I use yogurt to thicken it ?

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  8. @Anonymousno i dont think it will work. coconut milk is main

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  9. @Rachel Neveditai have some problem with my mobile version, so i have changed it to this. please bare with me..

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  10. Hi aarthu ur mobile version was the best....now its too difficult to access ur site...pls bring back old version...

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  11. Thank you...going to trust your version totally!!!

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