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How to Make Samak ki Kheer

How to Make Samak ki Kheer

Navratri is the nine nights of festival that fall in the Hindu lunar month of Ashwin. Samak rice is a type of short-grain, aromatic rice and samak ki kheer that has specially prepared for Navratri celebrations. The festival celebrates the rise of the sun god, Vishnu. During Navratri, Hindus abstain from all forms of violence and pursue spiritual enlightenment. The celebrations begin with an auspicious puja where Hindu devotees worship the goddess Durga. Each night of the festival is devoted to a different deity and rituals are performed to honor each goddess. On the ninth day, the deities are united and the worshippers celebrate the birth of a new sun. It is one of the most important dates on the calendar.

Navratri is celebrated in different parts of India at different times of the year. In some regions, the festival lasts for nine days, while in others it lasts for fifteen days. In West Bengal, where it is known as Durga Puja, the festival lasts for a period of 10 days. The dates decide according to the Bengali solar calendar. During these ten days, the faithful throng the streets to worship the goddess Durga. Communities from all parts of the country take part in the festival. They dance and sing traditional songs to express their devotion.

Quick Recipe For Samak ki Kheer

Samak rice is a type of short-grain, aromatic rice that has specially prepared for Navratri celebrations. Samak rice differs from regular rice in that it has a lovely golden color and a wonderfully nutty flavor. It has a lovely aroma as well, which is due in part to the fact that it is actually flavor with coconut extract, which makes it quite tasty. It also has more nutrients than regular rice because it hasn’t processed and has stone ground, which gives it a unique texture and lots of health benefits as well.

Navratri is the nine nights of prayer and fasting observed in honor of the Hindu goddess Maa Durga. This period has celebrated with special dishes, such as Samak rice.

Ingredients

500 ml of milk, 100gm Samak Rice

¼ cup of sugar, ½ teaspoon of cardamom Powder, 1 teaspoon of ghee

10-12 Cashews, 10-12 Almonds, 2 teaspoons of Raisins

Samak rice is a special type of rice that’s usually eats during Navratri. It’s easy to make at home and goes well with gravies and other side dishes. It’s also a great way to end a Navratri meal.

First of all clean the samak rice properly and wash 2-3 times and keep the rice aside for 20 minutes in the water to soak.

Then pour 500 ml milk into a heated pan and whether you are using low-fat milk or full-fat milk is totally up to you, it’s your choice.

pour 500 ml milk
pour 500 ml of milk

After pouring the milk into the pan. Start boiling the milk and wait for the milk to boil properly.

When milk is boil properly add the soaked samak rice into the milk and stir nicely. And start cooking on medium flame until the rice cook.

soaked samak rice
soaked samak rice

Keep continues stirring otherwise rice may burn in the bottom of the Pan. Cook for 5-6 minutes on medium heat.

Boiled milk
Boiled milk

After a few minutes, you will see rice will become thick in size, and as obvious samak ki kheer thickness will also increase.

kheer thickness
kheer thickness

Now add ¼ cup of sugar and you can also add jaggery syrup

add ¼ cup of sugar
add ¼ cup of sugar

and ½ teaspoon of cardamom Powder in it. And leave samak ki Kheer on a low flame for 1-2 minutes.

add ½ teaspoon of cardamom Powder
add ½ teaspoon of cardamom Powder

In between, you have to roast your dry fruits. For roasting, add 1 teaspoon of ghee into your pan.

add 1 teaspoon of ghee
add 1 teaspoon of ghee

When Ghee Melt properly add 10-12 Cashews

add 10-12 Cashews
add 10-12 Cashews

Then Add 10-12 Almonds

Add 10-12 Almonds
Add 10-12 Almonds

And Add 2 teaspoons of Raisins roast it for 2-3 minutes on medium flame. After a few minutes, the nuts will turn brown in color.

Add 2 teaspoons of Raisins roast it for 2-3 minutes on medium flame
Add 2 teaspoons of Raisins and roast it for 2-3 minutes on medium flame

At that point, your samak ki kheer will also be ready  So add roasted nuts and raisins to your samak ki kheer.

add roasted nuts and raisins to your samak ki kheer
add roasted nuts and raisins to your samak ki kheer.

After that add 1 teaspoon of Ghee. After that roast, stir your samak ki kheer for 1-2 minutes, and finally, your samak ki kheer is ready to serve.

samak ki kheer is ready to serve
samak ki kheer is ready to serve

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