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Navratri fasting recipe: How to make Samo Rice

By Maharaj Jodha Ram Choudhary
September 24, 2014 11:26 IST
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This traditional preparation is a hit among the young and old alike.

Have you tried the Samo Rice yet?

Samo Rice

 

During the fasting season, the samo rice makes for a perfect alternative for rice lovers.

Here's an interesting recipe of Samo Rice for you to try this Navratri.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup samo rice
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 green chilli
  • 2 tbsp scrapped fresh coconut (optional)
  • 1/2 tbsp oil 
  • Rock salt to taste


Method

  • Dry roast samo rice till turns light brown. 
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, green chilli and scrapped coconut. Saute for one minute. 
  • Add samo, rock salt and mix well. Add 2 1/4 of hot water and mix well. 
  • Cover and on lower the gas.
  • Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or till all the water is absorbed and rice become soft. 
  • Serve hot with yoghurt.

Photograph Courtesy Khandani Rajdhani 

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