Beef Kanji

Beef Kanji

An all time favourite break-fast recipe that creates a wholesome dish rich in nutritional goodness that can energize the mind and body..

  • Recipe serves:5-6
  • Preparation Time15 Minutes
  • Cooking Time30 Minutes


  • 200g of basmati rice
  • 200g of minced beef
  • 3 nos of Knorr chicken cube
  • 50g of kadala parippu (gram dhal)
  • 25g Astra
  • 1 tsp of fenugreek
  • 5 nos of green chilli
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • ½ tsp of turmeric powder
  • 10 nos of chopped shallots
  • 1 cup of chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 no of chopped tomato
  • 1 tsp of ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 litres of water
  • 1 litres of fresh coconut milk
  • Bunch of curry leaves
  • A handful roasted cashew
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat the Astra and cook the onions until golden.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the mutton, green chili, coriander leaves, chopped ginger and garlic, turmeric powder and salt and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the rice, kadala parippu and water and cook till rice is tender.
  • When the rice is cooked, mash the mixture coarsely with a wooden spatula.
  • Add the coconut milk and Knorr chicken cubes and let it boil till the rice and mutton is soft and the consistency is right.
  • Arrange in individual soup bowls. Garnish with cashew and Serve hot.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    Use Sudu kekulu or rathu kekulu rice for a healthier option.