Rice Porridge (Hullinuchu)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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)

  • 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.
  • Now, add cream of rice and mix well with above ingredients.
  • Fry just once or twice on a low flame.
  • Now add water till the above ingredients are completely immersed.
  • Let it come to a boil (add water if it solidifies). It will take about 3 - 4 minutes before you can see some 'bubbles'.
  • Now add coconut, ginger, coriander, chillies (chopped) and mix.
  • Add water and let it boil till the rice is cooked (about 3 minutes)
  • Now add buttermilk, salt and mix well. Let it boil for about 1-2 minutes. Serve hot.