- Cook rice and water until rice is very soft.
- Add dried shrimp or Ajinomoto, salt and vegetables.
- Stir well and simmer until vegetables are very soft.
- Add meatballs & ginger; simmer uncovered to gruel consistency.
- Adjust salt to taste, remove from heat and pour into serving bowls.
- Garnish with cilantro, fried onions & garlic, coarse salt, sesame oil & a squeeze of lime.