Thottavadi kanji – mimosa pudica porridge to cure monsoon ailments

Thottavadi kanji
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Unlike it's cocktail namesake, sipping this mimosa porridge won't give you any hangovers. Instead, it can instantly boost your energy and lift your mood. Made with the paste of touch-me-not or mimosa pudica plant, the thottavadi kanji is a healthy concoction to be served on a rain drenched evening.

Ingredients

1 cup raw rice

1/2 tsp cumin

1/2 of a coconut scraped

1 tbsp shoots of thottavadi (mimosa pudica) ground to a paste

Salt to taste

Preparation

Boil water and cook the rice

Crush coconut and cumin together

Add it to the cooked rice and bring to a boil

Now add the mimosa paste and salt

Mix well and cook for 5 minutes

Serve hot

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