Wednesday, 22 March 2017


Bamboo rice is packed with medicinal values. It treats epilepsy pains, Rheumatism, joint and back pains excellently if it is consumed frequently.

It is a natural gift from bamboos that attain more than forty years of age. The rice-derived from the flowers of the bamboos. So it is collected from the forest by tribals. The rice is the traditional food for tribes. So they have the strong stamina and sound health.

This rice is available at all grocery stores and departmental stores. Its cost is high. But the nutrients and medicinal qualities are also high.

We are going to make delicious kanji now.

Ingredients :

Bamboo rice 200 gms.
Adequate water
Salt to taste
Cumin seeds roasted
Shallots finely chopped one tablespoon
Green chilies thin sliced two nos
Asafoetida half pinch
Cucumber round slices optional


Clean the bamboo rice and check.
Blend them coarsely.
Wash two times and soak for one hour.
Add three cups of water and pressure cook the rice.
Allow one whistle and simmer for 10 seconds
Cook the rice directly in the cooker.
After three minutes, switch off the flame.
Set aside to cool down.
Take one scoop of cooked bamboo meal in a serving bowl.
Add salt and mix well.
Incorporate shallot pieces, green chilly slices and cucumber cubes.
Sprinkle asafoetida.
Add a half cup of hot water.
Stir gently.
Serve hot or warm.

You may add buttermilk or milk to make it more delicious as per your choice.

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