samvat rice kheer recipe, vrat ke chawal ki kheer, sama rice kheer recipe
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samak ki kheer

vrat ke chawal ka kheer or samvat rice kheer is a creamy kheer made with samvat rice or barnyard millet.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: desserts, sweets
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 3 to 4
Calories: 325kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1/3 cup samvat rice (sama ke chawal or barnyard millet) Or 60 grams sama ke chawal
  • 3 cups full fat milk or 750 ml full fat milk
  • 12 to 15 cashews (kaju) - halved or chopped
  • 1 tablespoon golden raisins (kishmish)
  • 4 to 5 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon green cardamom powder (choti elaichi powder) or 4 to 5 cardamoms - crushed in mortar-pestle
  • 7 to 9 saffron strands (kesar)


soaking sama ke chawal

  • soak 1/3 cup barnyard millet or sama ke chawal in enough water for about an hour.
  • later drain and keep aside.

making samvat rice kheer

  • in a thick bottomed saucepan/pan/kadai heat milk and bring to a gentle boil on a low to medium flame. then add the sama ke chawal. stir very well.
  • cover the pan with its lid and on a low flame simmer the kheer mixture till the barnyard millet gets cooked.
  • do stir at intervals. do use a thick bottomed pan, so that the milk or the millet do not get scorched from the base.
  • these tiny grains take about 18 to 20 minutes to cook on a low flame.
  • add 4 tbsp sugar. you can add more sugar if required. stir very well till the sugar dissolves.
  • then add 1/2 tsp cardamom powder and 7 to 9 saffron strands. saffron strands are optional and you can skip these if you do not have them. you can also add 1 tsp of rose water instead of saffron.
  • lastly add chopped cashews and golden raisins.
  • stir and simmer for a minute. sama chawal kheer has a creamy consistency. scrape off the dried milk solids from the pan and add it to the kheer.
  • serve the vrat ke chawal ka kheer hot or warm garnished with some rose petals or saffron threads or chopped cashews. you can also serve this kheer chilled.


Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 406mg | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Calcium: 287mg | Iron: 1.6mg