Pearl Millet Porridge (Kamban Koozh)

Pearl Millet Porridge (Kamban Koozh) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
A summer special porridge which can be seen along the road side stalls in Tamilnadu. People stand in queue to buy this delicious drink.  This healthy and energy rich porridge finds place in our  menu as breakfast during summer at least twice a week.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Beverages, Breakfast
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 2 gm Bajra pearlmillet kambu powder or full laddles
  • 500 ml Water
  • 2 cups Buttermilk or curd blended curd thick
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 spoon Shallots finely chopped tb
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped from chillies
  • leaves Mustard Seeds or seasoning, or curry, or coriander, or garnishing for seasoning curry and coriander for garnishing


  • Mix the powder well without lumps with water and boil in a vessel. Keep the flame low since it will become thick and stick to the bottom easily. Add salt and keep stirring. In few minutes the mixture will become thick and become like porridge.
  • Allow it to cool and add the buttermilk and mix well.
  •  Heat a sauteing pan with a tea spoon of oil and saute it with mustard seeds and curry leaves. Add the chopped shallots and coriander leaves and mix well. Fry any  sun dried crisps and serve with the porridge.

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Subhashni Venkatesh
Subhashni Venkatesh

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