Finely chop carrots, onions and spring onion (red chili is optional)
Chop abalone into chunky pieces. Let it soak overnight with sake (one tablespoon) - this removes smell and also softens the abalone
Add one tablespoon of sesame oil to a large casserole pot. Add in washed white rice (can be done with brown rice). Make sure to soak the rice overnight to help it soften for quicker cooking.
Add in the chopped carrots, onions and green sprig onions
Add chopped abalone
Add 1.5 cup of cold water
Let it simmer for 15-20 minutes
Add dried sea kelp for richer flavour (optional)
Skim the thin film of froth
As the porridge simmers, it should start looking like this
Sprinkle dried seaweed, sprig onion and sesame seed for extra garnish. Enjoy !