Samvat Rice

  • TOTAL TIME 30m
  • PREP TIME 10 m
  • CALORIES 376
Navratri is here, and if you are looking to gorge on some delicious Navratri food, then Samvat Rice recipe is perfect for you! Prepared using barnyard millet or samak rice (otherwise known as samvat rice), potatoes, turmeric, black pepper, sendha namak, refined oil and green chillies; this is a delectable main dish recipe that can be enjoyed for lunch as well as dinner. You can pair this North Indian recipe with beaten curd to make it into a flavorful meal that not only will satiates your hunger but also satisfy your foodie soul! Ideally prepared during Navratri or vrat, this main dish recipe can also be made on occasions like kitty parties and potlucks. So, prepare this easy recipe at home and indulge in its mouth-watering taste!

How to make Samvat Rice

  • Step 1

    To prepare this main dish recipe, take a bowl and add barnyard millet or samak rice in water. Soak these for a few hours. In the meantime. place a pan over medium flame and heat refined oil in it. When the oil is hot enough, add the cumin seeds in it. Let them crackle and saute them until they turn aromatic. Now, add the ginger paste along with finely chopped green chillies. Saute these for some time.

  • Step 2

    Now, add the potato cubes in it and mix it well with the other ingredients. Make sure you cook these until they soften. Now, check the rice. Drain the water and add the rice in the pan. Mix them well. Pour the water in pan and stir all the ingredients once. Sprinkle sendha namak, turmeric powder and black pepper powder. Mix these in and cover the rice. Let these cook until the water dries up.

  • Step 3

    Once done, take it off the flame and transfer these in a bowl. Serve these hot with some curd to enjoy!