Rice and Lentil Porridge with Pepper and Cashews

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
Instant Indian: Classic Foods from Every Region of India Made Easy in the Instant Pot

By Rinku Bhattacharya

Published 2018

  • About

This comforting porridge-like dish, from the Tamil Nadu region of India, is similar in concept to Chinese congee. The porridge setting of the Instant Pot® works wonders with this dish. My children learn Bharatnatyam, classical South Indian dance. Last year they had their arangetram or stage debut. We hosted a trio of very talented musicians from India who were their orchestra. I perfected this recipe with their critiquing. The Instant Pot® made it very easy to make multiple variations. And