Sunday 28 September 2014

Vrat ki Thali

Sama ka Pulao, Singhare ki Kadhi, Sabudaane ki Kheer, Aloo wada

Ingredients for samo ka pulao:

  • 1/2 bowl Sama rice/Barnyard Millet
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 med size potato
  • Handful of peanuts
  • 1 chopped green chilly
  • Sendha namak/Rock salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder


  • Soak rice in water for 15-20 minutes, rinse and discard water.
  • In a wok heat oil and add cumin seeds when the seeds start to splutter add chopped chillies,potato chunks,peanuts and saute for a minute or two.
  • Add salt, black pepper and 1 1/2 bowl water, let the water boil.
  • Add rice and let it cook for 10-15 min on med flame or till done.

Ingredients for Singhare ki kadhi:

  • Approx 250 ml Buttermilk
  • 3-4 tbsp Singhara flour/Water chestnut flour
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Finely Chopped chilly
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • Sendha namak/Rock salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper


  •  Take buttermilk in a bowl, add singhara flour and whisk well, there should be no lumps.
  • Add Sendha namak,Pepper powder, coriander powder in the buttermilk and give everything a nice whisk.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add cumin seeds,chopped chillies and cook for a minute.
  • Pour buttermilk in the wok, simmer the flame and let it cook for 20-25 minutes, keep stirring  in between.

Ingredients for Sabudaana Kheer:

  • 1/4 bowl Sabudaana/Sago
  • 1 bowl Milk
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • Sugar as desired
  • Dry fruit for garnishing


  • Soak sabudaana in 1 bowl water for at least 2 hours.Put in a sieve and rinse under  running water till all the starch is removed.
  • Boil milk in a a heavy bottom pan, add sugar, cardamom powder and cook on simmer till the sugar dissolves.
  • Add soaked sabudaana and cook on med flame till sabudaana becomes transparent. keep stirring in between.
  • Garnish with chopped dry fruits.

Ingredients for Aloo Wada:

  • 1 boiled potato
  • Sendha namak/Rock salt as per taste
  • Black pepper powder as per taste
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 chopped chilly
  • Handful of peanuts
  • 1 tbsp Sabudaana ( soaked in water for 2 hours)
  • Oil to fry


  • Mash potato, add all the ingredient except oil add shape them into wada
  • Heat oil in a deep bottom pan for frying, fry wada till golden brown .
  • Serve hot.

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