Samak Ki Kheer

Samak Ki Kheer Image
Yields: 6 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 40 Mins Cook Time: 30 Mins Total Time: 1 Hr 10 Mins
Samak Ki Kheer Image

Samak Ki Kheer

  • Author: Mish
  • Prep Time: 40 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


Samak rice or Barnyard millet is not rice but a millet which is rich in fiber, gluten free and a very nutritious seed. Samak rice can be eaten when one is fasting as grains are avoided during fasts.



  • ½ cup Samak Rice
  • 1.5 ltrs Milk
  • ¼ cup Coconut – grated
  • ½ cup Sugar (you can add more if you want it sweeter)
  • 4 to 5 Cardamom – crushed in a mortar and pestle
  • ½ cup Dry fruits (I have used raisins and cashewnuts you can use any nuts of your choice)


  1. Wash and soak the samak rice in enough water for atleast 30 minutes.
  2. After 30 minutes drain and keep it aside.
  3. Now let’s make the kheer
  4. Take a heavy bottomed pan and heat milk.
  5. Bring the milk to a boil and reduce the flame and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Keep stirring the milk on low flame and reduce the milk by one-fourth.
  7. Add the samak rice and cook on low flame stirring occasionally.
  8. Samak rice though tiny takes about 15 to 20 minutes to cook on low flame.
  9. Once the rice is half cooked add the grated coconut and cook for 5 to 6 minutes.
  10. Add sugar and mix well so that all the sugar dissolves.
  11. Add crushed cardamom and mix well.
  12. Lastly add the dry fruits.
  13. Mix it all well and let it simmer for a minute.
  14. Samak kheer is now ready to serve, you can serve this kheer warm or chill it in the refrigerator and serve chilled.Samak Ki Kheer Image

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