Karkidaka Kanji : Healthy Monsoon Food
Karkidaka kanji

Health experts and food nutrition professionals suggests that don’t focus on how much you eat but focus on what you eat. Kerala food recipes are a blend of both taste and medicinal ingredients which ensures a balanced diet for every season.

Karkidaka Kanji is a special healthy monsoon food which people intake during the Malayalam month of karkidakam as a means of boosting health immunity. 

According to best rice manufacturers  in Kerala, ayurvedic Njavara rice is used for preparing Karkidaka Kanji.

Even though brown rice , sorted white rice and vadi rice are mostly consumed by Kerala people , during the season of Ayurvedic treatment many depend on Njavara rice which is medicinal.

Ingredients Of Karkidaka Kanji

  • Njavara Rice
  • Fenugreek Seeds
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Coconut Milk
  • Garlic
  • Crushed Pepper
  • Dried Ginger Powder
  • Carom Seeds
  • Jeera

Health Benefits And Preparation

Karkidaka kanji is good for improving immunity and reducing toxins from the body. Arthritis , diabetic and cholesterol control are the additional health benefits of practicing Karkidaka Kanji.

  1. Wash the rice and boil it in water
  2. Add Fenugreek Seeds
  3. Once boiled add coconut milk and remove from the flame when it starts to boil again.
  4. Keep mixing the rest of the spices to the kanji and keep covered for a while
  5. Serve the ayurvedic kanji as hot , traditionally Jackfruit leaf spoons are used to intake the kanji instead of steel spoons.   

Why should we waste so much money for health clubs and fitness products , when we have a nutritious food recipe in kerala for building a healthy body and mind?

If you have not tasted the Karkidaka kanji yet, try and prepare it yourself and have a splendid meal with your family.