This is my version of nombu kanji recipe in the vegan way.
Lazy, rainy days and One pot cooking served hot is an absolute comfort food
There are many types of vegan rice kanji ( yet to post)with herbs,coconut
milk and fenugreek seeds and many more, differing from cultures and cuisines.
Easy on digestion,can be substituted for those who have an aversion for a wholemeal at
So let’s get into the simple recipe now..
1 cup broken rice /raw rice
3/4 cup green gram dal
1 carrot chopped
4-5 chopped beans
Few moringa leaves (optional)
Few pieces of cauliflower
1 onion chopped fine/ spring onions
1 tblsp.ginger,garlic,green chilli paste (3 green chillies,1 inch piece ginger ,3-5cloves of
1 tsp peppercorns
1 big tomato chopped
1 bay leaf
1/2 -1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp.turmeric powder
1 tsp.garam masala powder
Few mint leaves
1 tsp.cummin seed powder
1 tsp.saunf / fennel seeds
2-3 cups coconut milk
Salt to taste
1-2 tblsp oil/ ghee
Heat the oil in a pressure cooker,and add saunf ,and saute the onions till
translucent.Add the ground paste,tomato, vegetables and the rest of the ingredients
except the rice,dal,and milk.
Saute well for 3-4 minutes.Next add the washed rice and dal and saute for another 5
minutes.Add 3 cups of water salt and pressure cook on a slow fire for 10 minutes Allow
the steam to be released on its own.
Mash the mix slightly, and add coconut milk .
Simmer for few minutes.
Serve hot .
Note: Coconut milk/ water can be adjusted to your desired consistency.