Samo Kheer

Samo rice is also known as Barnyard millet, it is known as a different name in a different place in Gujarat is known as Samak Rice. Samo Kheer is usually prepared during vrat/Puja of Navratri, Ekadashi, Ashtami, Purnima.

It keeps you full during vrat/fast and gives full is highly digestible fiber and also contains potassium, phosphorus, and amino acids. This millet rice is gluten-free.we can prepare pulao, tikki, and kheer, etc.


  • 1/2 Cup Samo Rice
  • 1lit Full Fat Milk
  • 7-6 Almond Finely Chopped
  • 4-6 Pistachios
  • 1/4 Tsp Green Cardamom Powder
  • 2-3 Saffron Strands {Soaked with Hot Milk}
  • Sugar as Per Taste


  • First Wash Samo rice 2-3 times and soak for 10-15 minutes
  • Take a heavy base vessel or pan add milk to it as the milk starts to boil and Samo rice and stir nicely
  • Cook on the medium flame until rice is cooked and it will take for 15 to 20 minutes to cook. Keep stirring the bowl at regular intervals.
  • After 10- 5 minutes Samo rice will double in size and kheer will thicken
  • Add cardamom and saffron in the milk
  • Add sugar as per your taste and stir regularly.
  • Samo Kheer is ready to be served.

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