Samak Chawal ki Kheer

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Total Time:
50 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Samak Chawal ki Kheer is the perfect dessert during a Navratri vrat. This recipe uses Samvat rice or Samak Chawal or Parsai ke Chaawal which are tiny, round grains belonging to the millet family. This variety of millet is permitted to be eaten during a vrat. 

Samak Chawal is high in digestible fiber and is similar to rice in taste and texture. Do keep in mind that Samak Chawal is stickier than rice when cooked.

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How to Make Samak Chawal ki Kheer

  • Put rice and milk in a deep pan and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer over low flame, stirring occasionally till the rice is cooked and milk has thickened.
  • Takes about 25 minutes. Actually cooking time depends on how thick you want the kheer, so cook accordingly.
  • When cooked, add sugar, raisins and green cardamoms. Stir till sugar is dissolved and 10-15 minutes after that.
  • Transfer onto a serving dish, garnish with the almonds. Serve hot or chilled.