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Samak Ki Khichdi (Barnyard Millet Risotto) Recipe

Samak Ki Khichdi (Barnyard Millet Risotto) is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 200 g - barnyard millet (samak)
  • 1 - medium sized potato, cut into small cubes
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped
  • To taste - sendha namak/common salt
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • Spices:
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp - dry Mango powder (amchur)
  • 4 tbsp - clarified Butter
  • 1/2 cup - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 8-10 cups - water, or as needed
  • How to Make Samak Ki Khichdi (Barnyard Millet Risotto):

    1. Wash the barnyard millet well.
    2. Boil the water in an open-mouthed vessel and put in the washed millet.
    3. Add salt, chopped chillies and potatoes.
    4. Let it cook on low heat for 15 -20 minutes, stirring frequently.
    5. When the millet is cooked, remove from heat.
    6. Heat clarified butter in a pan and add the cumin seeds.
    7. On a low heat, add all spices.
    8. Turn off the heat after a few seconds.
    9. Add this tempering over the cooked khichdi.
    10. Mix well and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
    11. Serve hot with mint chutney, curd and aloo sabzi.
    12. Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana



     

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