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Mooli Kanji Recipe | Radish Kanji Recipe | Traditional Punjabi Kanji Recipe ~Indian Probiotic Drink

Njkinny's Blog: Mooli Kanji Recipe | Radish Kanji Recipe | Traditional Punjabi Kanji Recipe ~Indian Probiotic Drink



Mooli Kanji is a healthy fermented Indian drink especially made in Punjabi homes during winters. It is not only easy to make and super tasty but also very good for stomach health. In addition to helping in weight loss, Kaanji also improves digestion and provides the health benefits of Radish or mooli.

Kanji is Indian probiotic drink that has a salty and sour taste. Using only natural ingredients with no preservatives, this is a very popular all natural drink enthusiastically consumed and offered in Indian homes during winters. Kanji is also consumed during Holi, a famous Indian festival that is also known as the festival of colours.



Mooli Kanji Recipe | Radish Kanji Recipe | Traditional Punjabi Kanji Recipe


Ingredients:

Mooli Kanji Recipe | Radish Kanji Recipe | Traditional Punjabi Kanji Recipe ~Indian Probiotic Drink

4 medium sized Radish cut in long thin wedges,

Mooli Kanji Recipe | Radish Kanji Recipe | Traditional Punjabi Kanji Recipe ~Indian Probiotic Drink

1 beetroot or chukandar cut in long thin wedges,
Filtered water,
2 tbsp of ground yellow mustard seeds or pisi pili rai,
Black salt or kala namak for taste


Steps to prepare Mooli ki Kanji or Radish Kanji:


1) Take a glass jug or ceramic jar and add radish pieces, beetroot pieces and filtered water.

Njkinny's Blog: Mooli Kanji Recipe | Radish Kanji Recipe | Traditional Punjabi Kanji Recipe ~Indian Probiotic Drink

2) Add in the rai powder or mustard seeds powder and black salt.

3) Mix well with a wooden spoon and cover with muslin cloth or cotton cloth.

4) Keep in the sun for 3-4 days and stir the kanji with a wooden spoon before placing the jars in the sun each day.

5) When the kanji tastes tangy, it means the drink is fermented and ready to consume.

Njkinny's Blog: Mooli Kanji Recipe | Radish Kanji Recipe | Traditional Punjabi Kanji Recipe ~Indian Probiotic Drink


6) Serve straightaway or refrigerate.


Enjoy the tanginess of Mooli ki Kanji and eat the pieces alongwith the drink or as salad with your meals to reap the full health benefits of this traditional Indian drink.

Njkinny's Blog: Mooli Kanji Recipe | Radish Kanji Recipe | Traditional Punjabi Kanji Recipe ~Indian Probiotic Drink

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-Njkinny


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