Samvat Pulav (vrat ke chawal )

Samvat rice ( vrat ke chawal) or Branyard millet is healthy and gluten-free option during fasting days . That tiny creamish millet is pack of multi-nutrition. Having regular fried fasting meal makes me little feed up , but this excellent one – pot recipe masterly simple and it keep calm my hunger pranks .

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cooking Time 10 minutes

Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1/2 cup Samvat rice
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 small Potato (chopped)
  • 1 small Chilli (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 3-4 Curry leaves
  • 5 piecesCashews (chopped )
  • 3 tsp Peanuts
  • To taste Himalayan salt
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • Method
    1. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds , curry leaves and cashews. Sauté few minutes.
      Add chopped potatoes and cook until it turn light brown.
      Add peanuts and green chillies, sauté for a minute.
      Add samvat rice , water and salt . Mix well.
      Bring it boil . When water is reducing, low the flame, cover it for 2 – 3 minutes.
      Take off the flame and let them cover it for another few minutes. It is ready to serve. Add pomegranate pearls.
      Serve Pulao with curd and Makhana Sabhji.