Makhana Moongphali Kadhi With Samvat Rice Recipe

A perfect dish for your fasting days, Makhana Moongphali Kadhi with Samvat Rice can be paried with No Onion No Garlic Aloo Sabzi for an everyday meal.

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Makhana Moongphali Kadhi With Samvat Rice Recipe
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Makhana Moongphali Kadhi with Samvat Rice is a fasting dish which you can cook during Navratri festival or during your fasting days. All the ingredients used in this recipe are used specially for the fasting food. It is healthy and tasty at the same time.

Serve Makhana Moonphali Kadhi with Samvat Rice on its own during your fasting days. Serve it along with Vrat Wale Aloo for a filling and tasty meal.

You can also try other Fasting Recipes such as

  1. Maharashtrian Batatyacha Kees
  2. Sabudana Khichdi
  3. Gajjar Lauki Juice
  4. Lauki Raita

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

45 M


3-4 Servings


    For kadhi
  • 2 cups Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 4 teaspoons Singoda Flour (Water Chestnut)
  • 1 tablespoon Phool Makhana (Lotus Seeds) , powdered
  • 1 tablespoon Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali) , powdered
  • Rock Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini)
  • 1 Dry Red Chilli
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • Few Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • Phool Makhana (Lotus Seeds) , roasted
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • For rice
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 2-3 Cloves (Laung)
  • 3-4 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 1 Green Chilli , crushed
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 2 Potatoes (Aloo) , peeled and cubed
  • 8-10 Cashew nuts , optional
  • 5-6 Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee , or oil
  • Water , as required
  • Rock Salt , as required (used during fasting)

How to make Makhana Moongphali Kadhi With Samvat Rice Recipe

  1. To begin making the Makhana Moongphali Kadhi with Samvat Rice, firstly we will begin with the kadhi. Add water chestnut flour, makhana powder, peanut powder, rock salt, red chilli powder and cinnamon powder to yogurt in a mixing bowl and whisk everything well.

  2. Add water as required and mix well. Next, heat ghee in a kadhai and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves.

  3. Sauté them till the cumin seeds splutter. Once it splutters, add the yogurt mixture and cook till it thickens slightly. Add sugar, salt and simmer it for another five minutes.

  4. Add peanuts and lotus seeds and cook for 2 minutes more. After 2 minutes, garnish it with coriander leaves.

  5. The next step is to make the rice. Rinse the sama rice a couple of times in water and soak it in enough water for 20-30 minutes.

  6. Dry roast the peanuts on a pan till they become crunchy. Coarsely powder them in a mortar-pestle or in a dry grinder.

  7. Heat oil or ghee in a wide pan and add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and black pepper. Saute till the oil become fragrant and the cumin crackles.

  8. Add the crushed ginger-green chili and saute for half a minute on low flame.

  9. Add the cubed potatoes and curry leaves, chopped coriander leaves and saute for 3-4 minutes on a low flame. Next, add the peanuts powder and stir.

  10. Drain the sama rice and add to the sauted mixture. Add water & salt and pressure cook till the cooker releases 4-5 whistles or till the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked.

  11. While the pulao is cooking, you can dry roast the cashews, peanuts and whole chillies for garnishing.

  12. Serve Makhana Moonphali Kadhi with Samvat Rice on its own during your fasting days. Serve it along with Vrat Wale Aloo for a filling and tasty meal.