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Kambu Koozh Recipe | Pearl Millet Porridge Recipe

Kambu Koozh Recipe with step by step pictures. This is a very common breakfast in rural parts of Tamil Nadu especially during summer months.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 servings


  • 1 cup Pearl Millet / Kambu / Bajra
  • 3 cups Water
  • Salt to taste
  • For Making Koozh:
  • 10 chopped finely Shallots / Sambar Onion/ Chinna Ulli
  • 2 chopped finely Green Chillies
  • 1 cup or as needed Sour Curd or Yogurt
  • Salt to taste


  • Take pearl millet in a bowl, add in ¼ 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.


Nutrition Facts
Kambu Koozh Recipe | Pearl Millet Porridge Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Sodium 7mg0%
Calcium 4mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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