Samvat Rice Khichdi navratri Special | Farali Samak or Morthan Khichdi samo-rice-khichdi
Recipe type: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Soaked Samo rice -1/2 cup (100 gms)
  • Potatoes - 2 (100 gms)
  • Peanuts - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Ghee - 3 to 4 tbsp
  • Green Coriander - 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Green chilies - 2 (finely chopped)
  • Black pepper - 8 to 10 coarsely ground
  • Sendha Salt - 1 tsp (or to taste)
  1. Wash, clean and soak samo rice in water for 30 minutes, when soaked, remove excess water from it.
  2. Wash peel and cut potatoes in small pieces.
  3. Heat vessel for Khichdi, put 2 tsp ghee to the vessel. Turn on flame. Let the ghee heat up. Add ½ tsp cumin seeds. Slightly roast. Keep the flame low.
  4. Reduce flame. Add chopped green chili and coarsely ground black pepper. Slightly roast it for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the soaked samo rice. Then add 2 cups water, mix well. Add sendha salt. Stir well.Cover and cook the khichdi for 3 to 4 minutes.Stir and check. Once puffy.
  5. Turn on flame, put a pan to heat, Add 3 to 4 tsp ghee. Put potatoes to fry. Once fried take them out in a plate. Now put peanuts to fry.Stir and roast. When brown it is roasted and ready.If the khichdi seems a bit dense then add ¾ cup water to the peanuts boil it. Then add peanuts, water and potatoes to rice. Mix all well. Add green coriander, mix well , turn off flame.
  6. Pour Samak Rice khichdi in a bowl, garnish with some ghee and green coriander. Serve it with curd, vrat special chutney or raita.
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