cucumber raita

Sama / Barnyard Millet Pulao , Pilaf….


This millet is frequently used during religious fasting days in india. This pilaf can be served with Potato and peanut gravy or even cucumber raita …

Serves 2


Samvat rice / barnyard millet 1 cup
Potato boiled & cubes 1/2 cup
Tomatoes (finely chopped) 1 medium size (optional)
ginger grated 1/2 tsp
Finely chopped green chillies 2
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Rock salt / Salt to taste

Cilantro / Coriander leaves For garnishing


Wash and soak the rice for 15 – 20 minutes. Drain. Keep aside.
Heat the oil in a pan with a lid . Add cumin seeds & when they
crackle, add the grated ginger , green chilies ,tomatoes and potatoes .Sauté for 2 minutes
Add the rice. Sauté for 2 more minutes, add 2 cups of hot water and salt .
Once and cook with
Garnish with the mint springs. Serve hot potato curry …