Parboiled Rice & Green Gram Dal Conjee

Parboiled Rice & Green Gram Dal Conjee - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Conjee is very comforting and soothing recipe during summers. It is pretty easy and straightforward to make and the water in the conjee helps you to stay hydrated as well. This conjee is made using parboiled rice(puzhungal arisi) and green gram dal(Pachai payiru). It is mildy spiced with garlic and peppercorns with the benefits of cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds. This is one of the best dishes to have during summer. Beat the heat with this healthy, easily digestible and nutritious conjee.
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Prep Time1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 45 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • cup Parboiled Rice â¾
  • 1/4 cup ¼ Cup Green Gram Dal green dal
  • 5 pods Garlic chopped
  • 6 Pepper Corns â
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seed
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 7 leaves Curry
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 tsp Desi Ghee optional
  • 2 tbsp Onion shallots preferably chopped


  • Wash and soak rice and dal together for one hour.
  • Bring water to boil.
  • Add soaked rice and dal.
  • Allow it to come to one boil.
  • Add salt, garlic, pepper corns, cumin seeds, curry leaves and fenugreek seeds.
  • Cook until the rice and dal turns soft and are completely cooked.
  • Do not strain the water.
  • Mix ghee if desired.
  • Add grated coconut and onions.
  • Serve as it is or with coconut thuvaiyal / tomato chutney.
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Recipe Notes

Adjust water according to the consistency required by you.

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Rajeswari Annamalai
Rajeswari Annamalai

Software professional turned into home maker and baker :)

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