Sprouted Moong Kanji (Porridge)


  • Sprouted Moong – 2 tablespoons
  • Parboiled Rice – 2 tablespoons
  • Ragi Flour – 1 teaspoon
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 2 teaspoons
  • Cardamom Powder – a pinch


  1. In a kadai add the sprouted moong and dry fry till it is hot to touch.  Then remove the contents to another container.
  2. In the same kadai add the parboiled rice and fry till it becomes light brown. Remove and cool it.
  3. Put both the fried sprouted moong and rice in a mixie and grind it to a fine powder.
  4. Add ragi flour to this and mix it thoroughly and keep aside.
  5. Boil one cup of water and add the above flour slowly stirring continuously, keeping the stove on medium flame. Within few seconds it will become solid.
  6. Reduce the heat to minimum and add boiled milk. Mix well and switch off the stove. Add sugar and cardamom powder, stir well and serve.
  7. Note: If you do not want it sweet, then cook the flour as above and cool it. Then add a cup of buttermilk, two pinches of salt and pepper powder and serve.
  8. In both the ways, it is very filling and healthy porridge.


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