Vrat Rice Pulao, Sama chawal Pulao
This gluten-free and vegan pulao recipe is perfect for fasts. You can call it sama chawal Pulao or even vrat ka pulao. A handful of ingredients and 30 minutes are all you need to make this delicious Navratri recipe! In addition to that, this one-pot meal is highly nutritious, healthy, and filling!
Servings 4 PEOPLE
Thoroughly rinse sama rice under tap water before cooking. Set it aside to drain.
Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed pan. Add cashews and saute for 3 to 4 minutes, until cashews are light brown. Remove and set them aside.
To the same pan, add diced potatoes and cook until tender but still firm.
Add peanuts and cook for another 2-3 minutes until potatoes are slightly browned.
Add rinsed millets (sama rice) to the pan along with and water/buttermilk.
Stir in the spices and mix to combine.
Bring it to a boil. When water is reduced to half, lower the flame.
Cover the pan and let the millets steam for 2-3 minutes. After the cooking time is over, remove the pan from heat. Let it steam, covered, for another 2 minutes. Uncover the pan and fluff the sama chawal pulao with a fork. Top with cashews, and serve hot.
Enjoy your meal with vrat chutney and homemade curd.
Love vegetables in your pulao?
Then load it up with colorful seasonal veggies and enjoy!
Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 6.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2.8mg