Herbal porridges pack a massive nutritious punch and one might even be tempted to crown it the King of porridges. It’s a common meal with most Sri Lankans and is created using various native greens such as Gotukola, Hathawariya, Mukunuwenna, and many more. Some consider this as a complete breakfast meal and rightfully so, some consume it for its medicinal purposes.
Centella asiatica or more commonly known as Gotukola is considered as a “herb of longevity” which is very commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine. Practitioners claim the medicinal plant has the power to boost brainpower, heal skin issues, and promote liver and kidney health and studies seem to agree — Read more on Healthline.com. Since this is considered a very medicinal plant and is popular all over the world these are available in many different forms such as Gotukola powder, capsules, and juice.
I’ve recently got my hands on a Gotukola powder, another great product introduced by @finch.foods . Making Gotukola porridge just became that much easier to make and ensures you have no excuse to miss out on such a healthy meal.
• Add cooked rice, coconut milk, @finch.foods Gotukola powder, salt, garlic, and ginger into a blender and blend until smooth.
• Add the mixture into a cooking pot and bring it to boil (cook for 05-07 minutes) while stirring
• Serve warm with a piece of jaggery or dates