2 small size ablones (1 cup worth)
1 cup of rice
7 cups of water
2 tbs sesame oil
1 ts salt
1tbs fish sauce
2 cloves of garlic
2 green onions
¼ cup of chopped carrot
1 sheet of roasted laver.


Wash 1 cup of rice and soak it in cold water for 2 hours. Drain it through a strainer.
Clean up the abalones using a brush in cold running water. Chop it up and put it on a plate.
Chop some carrot (about ¼ cup), 2 green onions, and put it on the plate.

Mince 2 cloves of garlic and put it on the plate.
Heat a large pot over medium high heat. Add 2 tbs sesame oil.
Add the minced garlic, abalone, and chopped carrot to the pot. Stir it for 30 seconds.
Add the soaked rice to the pot. Keep stirring for a few minutes until the grains of rice look half translucent.
Pour 7 cups of water into the pot and lower the heat to low heat. Close the lid and cook it for about 30 minutes.*tip: Every now and then open the lid and stir the porridge so the rice doesn’t burn on the bottom the pot

Open the lid of the pot and add 1 tbs fish sauce and 1 ts salt (the amount depends on your taste).
Roast a sheet of laver and put it in a plastic bag. Crush it by rubbing the plastic bag.
To serve, ladle the porridge into a bowl and sprinkle the crushed roasted laver and chopped green onion over top.

(Adapted from