Neeragaram Pazha Soru Kanji

5 from 4 votes

Neeragaram or Pazha Soru Kanji is a traditional summertime pre-breakfast congee type drink that is full of probiotics and vitamins that are rarely found in vegetarian cuisine.
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Recipe Taste Salty, Savoury
Servings 2


  • 1 cup white rice cooked
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup shallots finely chopped
  • 5-6 sprig coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 green chilies finely chopped
  • 5-6 sprig curry leaves finely chopped
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak cooked rice along with water and allow it ferment overnight.
  • Next morning, churn the rice mixture, add buttermilk, salt and chopped mixture.
  • Serve immediately or allow it to rest for upto an hour or two in an earthen pot.
  • Serve is glasses/tumblers. You can add mango pickle, Curd soaked dry red chilies or any other flavours to add variety.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 409 kcal | Carbohydrates: 88 g | Protein: 9 g | Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5 g | Cholesterol: 3 mg | Sodium: 122 mg | Potassium: 370 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 7 g | Vitamin A: 578 IU | Vitamin C: 109 mg | Calcium: 107 mg | Iron: 2 mg

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