rajgiri aloo kadhi aur sama ke chawal
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Rajgir Aloo Ki Kadhi aur Sama Ke Chawal

Rajgiri Aloo ki Kadhi aur Sama Ke Chawal - A Gluten free , delicious,easy and healthy combo meal for Navaratri fasting
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: fasting recipe, Lunch, vrat ka khana
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine, Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Servings: 3 people
Author: anjanaskc


  • 1 cup Sour Yogurt/ Dahi
  • 3 tbsp Amaranth flour/ Rajgiri Aata
  • 3 Green chilies/Hari Mirch chopped or paste
  • 1 tbsp Ginger/Adrak grated
  • 2.5 cup Water/ Paani
  • 1 cup Potatoes/ Aloo chopped
  • 1/3 tsp Sugar/ Chini optional
  • to taste Rock salt/ Sendha Namak
  • 1.5 tsp Lemon juice optional
  • 3 tbsp Fresh coriander /Hara dhaniya chopped

Tempering/ Tadka

  • 2 tbsp Ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds/ Jeera
  • pinch Asafoetida/ hing

For Making Sama Rice

  • 1 cup Sama Rice/ Barnyarn millet
  • 2 tsp Ghee/ Clarified butter
  • 1.5 tsp Cumin Seeds/ Jeera
  • 1 tsp Ginger/ Adrak chopped
  • 4 Peppercorn/ Sabut Kali Mirch crushed
  • To Taste Rock Salt/ Sendha Namak
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Raisins/ kishmish optional


  • Peel potatoes and chop into small pieces(like we chop for making poha)
  • In a bowl whisk together rajgiri aata and the yogurt. Now add 2.5 cup water and mix well.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add the chopped green chilies and the chopped potato and stir for few seconds.
  • Now add 1/2 cup water in the pan and cover with a lid and cook on low heat till the potatoes are half done.
  • Add the rajgiri and yogurt mixture,salt and ginger in the pan and give it a boil on medium heat.
  • Now reduce the flame and simmer it for 5-8 minute or till it thickens. You can add some more water if needed to adjust the consistency as per your preference.
  • Add sugar, lemon juice and the chopped coriander and remove from the flame.
  • Tempering- Heat ghee in a small pan and add cumin seeds ,when it start to crackle then add asafoetida.
  • Pour this tadka over the kadhi and mix .
  • Serve hot kadhi with Samak ki chawal, Sama khichdi or Rajgiri ki poori

How To Make Sama Rice

  • Wash sama and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan.
  • Add cumin seeds in it ,when it start crackling add ginger and washed sama rice and saute for few seconds.
  • Now add 2 cup water, salt,crushed peeper corns and mix.
  • Now cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 5 minutes or till it absorb all the water.
  • Switch off the heat and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  • Now open the lid and fluff up gently with a fork and add some chopped fresh coriander.
  • Serve hot with rajgiri ki kadhi or cucumber raita