Definition of congee in English:

congee

Line breaks: con¦gee
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒndʒiː
 
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noun

[mass noun]
(In Chinese cookery) broth or porridge made from rice.
More 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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