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Rice Porridge (Hullinuchu) Recipe

Rice Porridge (Hullinuchu) is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - Cream of Rice
  • 1 cup - buttermilk (sour)
  • 1/2 cup - Coconut gratings
  • 3-4 Green chillies (or according to taste)
  • 1 tsp - Ginger gratings
  • Chopped Coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp - salt (or according to taste)
  • Water as required.
  • Seasoning:
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - Jeera
  • 1 tsp - Channa dal
  • 1 tsp - Urad Dal
  • A pinch of Asafoetida (hing)
  • How to Make Rice Porridge (Hullinuchu):

    1. For Seasoning: Heat oil in a pan. Pop mustard seeds, add jeera, channa dal, urad dal and roast till light brown and add a pinch of hing.
    2. Now, add cream of rice and mix well with above ingredients.
    3. Fry just once or twice on a low flame.
    4. Now add water till the above ingredients are completely immersed.
    5. Let it come to a boil (add water if it solidifies). It will take about 3 - 4 minutes before you can see some 'bubbles'.
    6. Now add coconut, ginger, coriander, chillies (chopped) and mix.
    7. Add water and let it boil till the rice is cooked (about 3 minutes)
    8. Now add buttermilk, salt and mix well. Let it boil for about 1-2 minutes. Serve hot.


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