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5 from 2 votes
Course Healthy
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword Paal Kanji
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Serve for >>1


  • 1 cup Boiled rice
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 3 cm Dry ginger
  • 1 stem Sarana veru
  • 1 tbsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 cup Palm Jaggery optional


  • In a pressure cooker add one handful of rinsed boiled rice and fenugreek seeds.
  • Add 1 glass milk.
  • Add 1 glass water.
  • Add 1 whole peeled garlic cloves.
  • On the other hand, crush dry ginger and saranaveru.
  • Put the crushed dry ginger and saranaveru in a white cloth and tie it.
  • Leave the white cloth also in the cooker.
  • Pressure cook for 5-6 whistles.
  • Once done take the white cloth, squeeze it and drink that milk first.
  • Now, mash the kanji.
  • Then add 1 cup of milk to the mashed kanji.


Jaggery(optional) - In a separate bowl powder the jaggery, melt it and filter it well. Now add the jaggery to the mashed kanji and enjoy drinking your paal kanji. If you want sweeter you can always add more jaggery.
Calories >>200kcal