Definition of congee in English:

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congee

Pronunciation: /ˈkänjē/

noun

(In Chinese cooking) broth or porridge made from rice.
Example sentences
  • Cooked daikon radish with rice congee or porridge; peppermint-licorice root tea; and soy beans cooked with coriander are recommended.
  • This can be made into a soup taken weekly or daily or cooked in rice congee (porridge).
  • Indeed doughnuts are not confined to Europe - when discussing this talk with my staff we discovered Chinese doughnuts which are not very sweet and are often floated in congee - a rice porridge.

Origin

From Tamil kañci.

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Syllabification: con·gee

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