This is an alternative breakfast for the active stage of the Ayurvedic spring cleanse — link in bio to a FREE ebook to support you to carry out a simple Ayurvedic spring home cleanse. You can also eat kanji simply to sooth and nourish your digestive tract, or whenever you feel unwell.
I popped 1/3 cup basmati rice in the slow cooker overnight with 9 times the amount of water and cooked on low. In the morning I added 1 inch grated fresh ginger, and a few pinches each of turmeric powder, fenugreek, and black pepper. Then I added 3 tablespoons of homemade kefir, some hazelnut dukka, fresh cilantro, and rock salt to my taste — a few pinches I like it quite salty.
Kanji is used to nurse the young and ill. But it is also eaten as a comfort and nutritious meal, usually for breakfast. It can be made in various ways depending on the health of the person eating it. Kapha types you could add chillis too, but go easy on the salt. Pitta types also go easy on the salt and add in some bitter leaves. Vata types the above recipe is good to go!