In this recipe Vrat Ke Chawal (Samo Seeds) are cooked with yogurt to make soft and mushy khichdi.
- 1 cup Bhagar or Samo Seeds or Vrat Ke Chawal
- ½ cup yogurt
- 2 tbsp ghee or clarified butter
- ½ tsp mustard seeds
- 2 green chilies chopped
- 6-7 curry leaves
- Nuts roasted and chopped
- 1 tsp freshly crushed black pepper
- 1 tbsp green coriander leaves chopped
- Sendha namak to taste
- Wash and soak Samo seeds for about 4-5 hours.
- In a pressure cooker add soaked Samo seeds, salt, one green chili, 2-3 curry leaves and 3 cups of water; cook (up to 2 ‘pressure release’ or ‘whistle’) till soft.
- Open the pressure cooker when cooled, stir in the churned yogurt, crushed pepper and chopped coriander leaves.
- Heat ghee in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add curry leaves and chopped green chili. Fry a little.
- Add cooked Samo seeds and stir carefully. Add some warm water, if required, until the consistency is like soft khichdi.
- Garnish with nuts, fried whole red chili and coriander leaves.
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