How To Make Pot Congee At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Pot Congee is an instant pot meal that can be served at breakfast. In this blog, I am going to show you how you can make this one pot meal easily at home.

You all would be happy to know that Pot congee promotes good health and also helps in better digestion. According to doctors, pot congee is very simple food and digestive and it also supplements blood into the body. It is also good for our immune system and even helps to nourish our body.

Pot Congee can be prepared using 3 ingredients- Water, Rice and Vegetable Oil. First soak the rice in water for 30 minutes. Add vegetable oil in it and let the rice boil for 30 minutes. Your Pot Congee is ready.

This rice congee’s more detailed steps are mentioned below with proper ingredients, timings, and the nutrients present in this recipe. But first, let’s check out the ingredients you need to make this Asian dish.

Ingredients For Pot Congee

  • 11 cups Water
  • 1 cup Rice
  • ½ teaspoon Vegetable Oil

Yes, you only need 3 ingredients for this recipe. I don’t think you will need to step out of your home as rice, water and vegetable oil are available in every household. Now let’s have a glimpse at the time requirement.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Pot Congee?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
40 minutes40 minutes1 hour 20 minutes

This is one of the simplest recipes that gets cooked in a short time span. Now let’s check its simple cooking process.

Steps To Make Pot Congee

Pot Congee
  1. Firstly, wash the rice properly.
  2. Now soak the rice in water for 30- 35 minutes.
  3. Add in the vegetable oil and keep it still for 12- 15 minutes.
  4. Now add the water to a pot and boil it and when boiled, add in the rice,
  5. Now boil the water again with the rice in it.
  6. Lastly, slow down the heat and cook it for 30- 35 minutes and try stirring it for the last 6 minutes and then serve it.

Your Asian cuisine is just ready in 6 steps. Do make it at your home and everyone is going to love it.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Pot Congee

Pot congee is good for your body as it has low fat and is easily digestive. So let’s check its calorie count.


How To Make Pot Congee At Home | Video

Don’t worry if you are unclear about some steps. I have uploaded the video of the steps involved in this recipe, so watch it and cook it.

Video by Chinese Recipes For All

If you have any questions regarding these Pot Congee, you can ask in the section below. If you like this recipe and want more such recipes, write some suggestions in the comment section. I will try to get back to you. I hope you will like it. So have fun making them. I would love to hear from you the reviews.

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