1 cup Raw Rice
½ cup Moong Dhal
¼ cup Sugar or Jaggery
½ cup grated coconut or 1 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons raisins
A pinch of salt
Wash the rice and soak it for half an hour in a little water. Dry roast the Moong Dhal lightly in a pan and take down. Boil 3 cups of water and the salt in a vessel and when boiling add the rice and the roasted Moong Dhal. Cook on low heat till the rice and dhal are soft. Add the coconut, sugar/ jaggery and raisins and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes. The Congee / Kunji should be of the consistency of thick soup.
Serve plain or with Coconut chutney.
(Omit the sugar or jaggery if desired)
This Congee is usually eaten on Good Friday