Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Jeeraka Kanji / Uluva Kanji

This is a tasty kanji loaded with the  flavours of cumin and fenugreek seeds. It is a ramzan special dish.

Ingredients :

  1. White Raw Rice / Basmati Rice : 1 cup
  2. Fenugreek seeds : 1-2 tsp
  3. Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp
  4. Salt
  5. Cumin powder or cumin seeds : 1 tsp
  6. Coconut (grated ) : 1/2 cup
  7. Pearl onions :2
  8. Garam Masala (optional) : 1/4 tsp

Method :

  • Pressure cook the rice with all the powders, fenu greek seeds and salt by adding 3 cups of water.
  • Grind coconut and pearl onions into a smooth consistency.
  • When the rice cooks, add the ground coconut and mix well.
  • Boil well till to attain a thick porridge like consistency.



  1. New kanji to me.... Love it

  2. This kanji is really healthy one esp given to women soon after delivery.

    1. Of course..fenugreek seeds are best for that....back pain onnum undavilla

  3. u just reminded me... nombu pakuthiyayi, ethu vare jeerakakanji undakiyitilla... hopefully soon...

  4. Have heard of this a lot.. But first time seeing the recipe :)