Jeeraka Kanji


1/2 cup kaima / jeerakashala / basmati rice
1 cup grated coconut
3 shallots
1/4 – 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
a pinch turmeric powder


  1. Clean rice and cook it in a pressure cooker adding enough water ( about 3-4 cups of water) till rice is very soft.
  2. Grind grated coconut, shallots, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and salt adding about 3/4 cup of water.
  3. Pour this ground mixture to the cooked rice and mix well .
  4. Check for salt and if the kanji is too thick, add little more water and bring to boil in medium flame. Remove from flame and serve……
  •  Optional :- Heat 1 tsp ghee in a pan and fry 2 shallots sliced till golden and pour over the prepared kanji…



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