kanji is one of the popular dish in Kerala. It is a simple comfort of steamy rice soup served with pickle, manga chammanthi, kadala ularthu, muthira stir fry, unakkachemmeen chammanthi, Kanji is very easy to digest, and hence good for people who are weak with illness.
Matta rice / Kuthari – 1 cup
Wash and clean matta rice. Add 5 to 6 cups of water to the rice and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles or till cooked. Once cooked, transfer on to serving bowls and add salt. This can be served with coconut milk or ghee.
The curry options to go with Kanji are manga chammanthi, kadala ularthu, muthira stir fry, unakkachemmeen chammanthi, and chembu asthram.