Samak Jeera Rice Recipe

Samak Jeera rice recipe is simple and boiled rice recipe made with samak rice, salt and ghee. Its served and made during navratri periods.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 2 People
Author Preeti Garg


  • 1 Cup Barnyard Millet or Samak Rice
  • 1 Tsp. Jeera or Cumin Seeds
  • Rock Salt to Taste
  • 1 Tsp. Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tbsps. Desi Ghee
  • 2 Tbsps. Coriander, Chopped for garnishing


  1. Wash and soak barnyard millet in water for 15-20 minutes. Drain the water and keep aside. 

  2. Take a non-stick pan and add ghee. Add cumin seeds and saute till to splutter. 

  3. Add barnyard millet and roast in ghee just for 1 minute. Add 3 cups of water and rock salt and mix well. 

  4. Cover and cook for 10 minutes on medium flame till to cooked. 

  5. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves for garnishing and mix well. 

  6. Remove from the flame and serve hot samak jeera rice as side dish.