Urad dal / Black gram dal- 1/4 cup
Grated coconut - 3 tsp
Cardamom crushed - 2
Dry ginger powder/chukku podi/Sukku - 1/8 tsp
Salt a pinch
Water - 2 cups
Boiled milk - 2 cups
Palm jaggery/Pana vellam/Karupatti/Sugar - as needed to your taste
Dry roast urad dal till light brown,cool and powder it to a smooth powder.
Take a pan add water and the ground urad dal powder mix it well till there are no lumps.
Now switch on the stove and cook the mixture till its thick now add the boiled milk,cardamom powder,a pinch of salt,palm jaggery and grated coconut.
Boil this for a minute and switch off the stove.
Your kanji is ready to serve warm.
a) Kanji will become thick once it cools so add boiled milk or hot water to get the right consistency.
b) Keep stirring the mixture otherwise it will get burnt at the bottom.
c) You can also make this kanji with whole urad dal.
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