Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe (Savory Rice Flour Breakfast Pudding)
Rice flour combined with butter milk, ginger and green chilli and tempered
Mor Kazhi or Kali is a very simple, delicious and nutritious porridge. Porridges are typically perceived to be sweet and made from oats or semolina. But in More Kazhi, rice flour when combined with butter milk, ginger and green chilly along with the seasoning gives a warm yet spicy feel to the palate. We also love to serve Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe (Savory Rice Flour Breakfast Pudding) along with Mor Milagai which is another classic south indian roasted chilli and Mangai Inji Recipe (Mango Ginger Pickle).
If you like this recipe, here are a few more porridge recipes you can try for breakfast
- 1 cup Rice flour
- 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 5 Curry leaves , finely chopped
- 1 inch Ginger , grated
- 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , crushed
- 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, chopped
- 2 teaspoons Oil
- Salt , to taste
How to make Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe (Savory Rice Flour Breakfast Pudding)
To begin making the Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe, in a large bowl, whisk the rice flour and yogurt with 2 cups of water, asafoetida, black pepper and salt.
Heat oil in a pan on medium heat, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, ginger, green chillies and allow them to crackle. Turn the heat to low; gradually stir in the rice flour buttermilk mixture to the seasoning taking care lumps don’t form.
Turn the heat to medium and continue stirring.
The porridge (mor kali) will begin to thicken. Continue stirring the mixture and once sufficiently thickened, reduce the heat to low and cover the pan allowing it to cook for 5 more minutes.
You will notice a shine on the porridge which indicates its readiness.
Turn off the heat and serve the Mor Kali (Kazhi) immediately. To enhance the taste you can optionally add half a teaspoon of ghee on each serving.
Serve Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe (Savory Rice Flour Breakfast Pudding) along with Mor Milagai which is another classic south indian roasted chilli and Mangai Inji Recipe (Mango Ginger Pickle).