Cherupayar – Cheriyari Kanji / Green Gram – Jeerakasala Rice Kanji


1 cup cheriyari/ jeerakasala/ kaima rice
1/4 cup green gram / cherupayar
1 1/2 cup grated coconut
1 tsp cumin seeds
salt as required


  1. Wash rice and green gram and soak in water for 15 minutes.
  2. In a pressure cooker, cook the rice and green gram by adding about 4-5 cups of water on medium flame for 4-5 whistles or until the rice is cooked well.
  3. Grind the grated coconut in a blender adding 1 cup of water. Then sieve it through a strainer and extract its thick coconut milk.
  4. Pour this coconut milk to the cooked kanji and add salt and cumin seeds and bring it to boil on medium low heat, stirring in between.
  5. Check for salt and if the kanji is too thick, add little more hot water and mix well. Remove from flame and¬†serve hot…

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